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Title: Job burnout in psychiatric and medical nurses in Isfahan, Islamic Republic of Iran
Authors: Yousefy, A.R.
Ghassemi, Gh.R.
Issue Date: 2006
Language: English
Abstract: By means of the Maslach Burnout Inventory, we examined job burnout among randomly selected nurses working on psychiatric [55 nurses] and medical units [51 nurses] at 2 universities in Isfahan during 2003. Psychiatric nurses experienced a greater degree of emotional exhaustion hospitals than the medical nurses [P < 0.05]. Significant positive correlation was noted between age, years of experience and frequency of on- calls and emotional exhaustion for the psychiatric nurses. Frequency of on- calls was also significantly associated with a sense of non- accomplishment. Longer duration of service was accompanied by higher degree of emotional depersonalization for the medical nurses
Description: 662-669
Keywords: Job Satisfaction
Workload, Psychology
Psychiatric Nursing
Subject: Burnout, Professional
ISSN: 1020-3397
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