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Farhadi A, Movahedi Y, Nalchi M, Daraei M, Mohammadzadegan R. The Relationship between Work-family Conflict, Burnout Dimensions and Intention to Leave among Female Nurses . IJN 2013; 26 (84) :34-43
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1- Assistant professor, Social medicine Dept., Faculty of Medicine, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran
2- Ph.D student of cognitive neuroscience, Dep. Of Psychology, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran (٭Corresponding author). Tel: +98- 0661-6200143, E- mail : yazdan.movahedi@gmail.com
3- Master degree of education Science, Faculty of Psychology, Azad Islamic University, Korramabad branch, Korramabad, Iran
4- Assistant professor, Faculty of psychology, Azad Islamic University, korramabad branch, Khorramabad, Iran
5- Master degree, Dep. of Psychology, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran
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  Background & Aim: It is a long time that human science researchers, especially industrial and organizational experts have noticed the importance of work-family conflict as a substantive and essential foundation for proficiency of organizational processes and job satisfaction. The aim of this study was determining the relationship between work - family conflict with job burnout and intention to leave among female nurses working in university hospitals of Khorramabad.

  Material and Methods: It was a descriptive correlational study . The study population consisted of all female nurses working in university hospitals of Khorramabad city . The sample (n=220) was recruited by stratified random sampling method. Data was collected by Netemeyer (1996) Work-Family Conflict questionnaire, Maslach & Jackson (1981) burnout questionnaire and Kamant et al., (1979) turnover questionnaire and analyzed by descriptive statistics , and correlation coefficient Pearson and regression analysis using SPSS-PC (v. 19) .

  Results: There was a significant positive relationship between work-family conflict and burnout (P<0/01). There was also a direct relationship between work-family conflict and burnout dimensions ( emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and personal accomplishment) (P<0/01) . Work-family conflict could also predict intention to leave among these female nurses (P<0/01).

  Conclusion: Regarding the findings, more assessments and continuous interventions to prevent job burnout and turnover in nurses is necessary .

  Received: 10 Jul 2013

  Accepted: 11 Oct 2013

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2014/04/13 | Accepted: 2014/04/13 | Published: 2014/04/13

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