The Role of Psychological Resilience Levels of Nurses in Predicting of Compassion Fatigue, Burnot and Compassion Satisfaction Hemşirelerin Psikolojik Dayanıklılığının Merhamet Yorgunluğu, Tükenmişlik ve Merhamet Memnuniyeti Üzerine Yordayıcı Rolü

Sevin B., GÜNÜŞEN N.

E-Journal of Dokuz Eylul University Nursing Faculty, vol.14, no.4, pp.379-386, 2021 (Scopus) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.46483/deuhfed.822640
  • Journal Name: E-Journal of Dokuz Eylul University Nursing Faculty
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.379-386
  • Keywords: Burnout, Compassion Fatigue, Compassion Satisfaction, Nurse, Resilience
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Nurses experience compassion fatigue and burnout as a result of negative situations in the workplace. Research on the effects of resilience on nurses' working life is mostly on burnout, and studies on compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction are limited. Objectives: The aim of this study was to investigate the predictive role of compassion fatigue, burnout and compassion satisfaction of nurses' psychological resilience. Methods: This is a descriptive and correlational study. 350 nurses working in university hospital participated in the study. In this study, Professional Quality of Life Scale and Resilience Scale for Adults were applied to nurses. Multiple regression analysis was applied in the analysis of the data. Results: It was determined that psychological resilience explained 12.7% of compassion satisfaction, 19.5% of burnout and 0.5% of compassion fatigue. Conclusion: It is recommended that nurses develop programs to improve professional quality of life and increase their psychological resilience and to demonstrate their effectiveness through interventional studies.