Analysis of Sleep Quality and Positive and Negative Emotions among Trainee Nursing Students




internship and nursing students, sleep quality, positive and negative emotions


Objective: To investigate the current situation of sleep quality and may analyse the correlation between sleep quality and positive and negative emotions. Methods Using the convenient sampling method, the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality (PSQI) scale and the positive and negative emotion scale, we selected the nursing students who worked in a Grade A hospital in Beijing from July 2022 to January 2023. Results PSQI score (8.63 ± 4.06), factors score subjective sleep quality (1.49 ± 0.99), time to sleep (1.54 ± 0.9), sleep time (1.23 ± 0.93), sleep efficiency (1.27 ± 1.07), sleep disorder (1.02 ± 0.7), hypno-drugs (0.37 ± 0.81), daytime dysfunction (1.44 ± 0.8). Positive emotions (26.8 ± 5.61) and negative emotions (27.4 ± 2.74), Pearson correlation analysis found that except for "sleep time", positive emotions of trainee nursing students showed a significantly negative correlation with PSQI total score, subjective sleep quality, sleep time, sleep efficiency, sleep disorder, hypnotic medication, and daytime dysfunction; negative emotions positively correlated with seven factors and total PSQI score. Conclusion The sleep quality of nursing students is generally poor. Expressing positive emotions is conducive to improving the sleep quality of nursing students, and negative emotions reduce the sleep quality of nursing students.


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How to Cite

Xiao, Liu. “Analysis of Sleep Quality and Positive and Negative Emotions Among Trainee Nursing Students”. New Voices in Psychology, 12 pages.



Received 2023-12-28
Accepted 2024-03-15
Published 2024-04-30