Journal of Psychophysiology (Jun 6, 2018): No Pagination Specified-Nurses’ inherently stressful occupation leaves them at a higher risk of developing negative mental states (stress, anxiety, and depression). However, research examining the effect of negative mental states on these health professionals’ cognitive performance is sparse. Thus, the present study aimed to assess the link between negative mental states and cognitive performance in nurses (n = 53). . To read the full article, log in using your NHS OpenAthens details.