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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2019, vol. 25, issue3
Subject Area: Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2019253.2659
Published online: 20 August 2019

Original article

J of IMAB. 2019 Jul-Sep;25(3):2659-2662;
Teodora Stoeva1ORCID logo, Dimitar Shopov2ORCID logo Corresponding Autoremail, Boryana Borisova3ORCID logo, Vanina Mihaylova3ORCID logo, Tanya Paskaleva4ORCID logo, Biyanka Tornyova2ORCID logo,
1) University Hospital St. George – Plovdiv, Medical University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
2) Department of Social Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
3) Department of Kinesitherapy, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria.
4) Department Healthcare, Branch Haskovo of the Trakia University, Bulgaria.

Motivation is a complex mental process that in its dynamics represents a specific cycle - a motivational cycle. It combines three basic elements: needs, motives and satisfaction. In the present article, data from a specific empirical study analyzes the correlation between professional motives and the satisfaction of nurses working in a hospital station. It is found that satisfaction is clearly dependent on the motivation to choose a profession and the organization of nursing work. At the same time, satisfaction reverses the level of professional motivation of the nurses and the overall psychic climate in the nursing team.

Keywords: motivation, satisfaction, motivation cycle, profession selection, nursing staff turnover,

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Please cite this article as: Stoeva T, Shopov D, Borisova B, Mihaylova V, Paskaleva T, Tornyova B. Interdependence between Professional Motivation and Satisfaction of the Nursing Staff. J of IMAB. 2019 Jul-Sep;25(3):2659-2662. DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2019253.2659

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Dimitar Shopov, MD, PhD, Chief Assistant Prof. Department of Social Medicine and Public Health, Medical University - Plovdiv, Bulgaria; E-mail: shopov_d@abv.bg

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Received: 18 February 2019
Published online: 20 August 2019

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