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Payami Boosari, M. BURNOUT SYNDROME IN NURSES, WORKING AT EDUCATIONAL HOSPITALS. IJN. 2002; 15 (32 and 33) :20-26
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Background: Nurses burnout is a known problem of health systems, and a major contributor of shortage of experienced nurses. Objective:To determine the prevalence of burnout syndrome among educational hospital nurses and its’ relation with anxiety and sociodemographic variables. Design:This was a descriptive cross- sectional study in which data were collected through a questionnaire Sample: Among a total of 251 nurses working at hospitals 151 participant were selected. Result: The findings indicate, low degree of emotional exhaustion, moderate depersonalization and high lack of personal accomplishment. Trait anxiety was the best predictor of all dimensions of burnout syndrome (P= 0.0001). The findings also indicate that sex, employment status, income sufficiency and work unit, had relations with some burnout dimensions. Conclusion: Nurses are confronted with serious work problems especially with those related to the third dimension of this syndrome. Corrective action seems to be vital.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2007/01/1 | Accepted: 2014/08/25 | Published: 2014/08/25

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