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Document ID (ISN)109640
CIS number 09-743
ISSN - Serial title 1745-6673 - Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gulalp B., Karcioglu O., Sari A., Koseoglu Z.
Title Burnout: need help?
Bibliographic information Dec. 2008, Vol.3, No.32, 5p. 14 ref.
Internet access http://www.occup-med.com/content/pdf/1745-6673-3-32.pdf [in English]
Abstract The objective of this study was to characterize staff of the emergency departments of all state hospitals of a region of Turkey with respect to burnout. Participants including physicians, nurses and assistant nurses responded to a questionnaire that included the Maslach Burnout Inventory together with other items. Scores were analyzed with regard to individual characteristics, namely overtime work, marital status, the number of children, occupation, salary, career satisfaction, satisfaction in private life. The only factor which was statistically significantly related to burnout was job dissatisfaction. Other findings are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) Turkey; depressive neurosis; risk factors; hospitals; nursing personnel; emergency services
Descriptors (secondary) non-occupational factors; job dissatisfaction; questionnaire survey; hours of work; psychology of work organization
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceTurkey
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental health
Health care services