The Relationship between the Components of Job Burnout and Psychological Health of General Practitioners Working in the Hospitals of Jundishapur University
Jentashapir Journal of Health Research: 5 (2); 9-15
October 23, 2012
Article Type: Research Article
The Relationship between the Components of Job Burnout and Psychological Health of General Practitioners Working in the Hospitals of Jundishapur University,
Jentashapir J Health Res.
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This research aimed to investigate the relationship between the components of job burnout and psychological health of general practitioners working in the hospitals of Jundishapur University. Accordingly, a sample of 196 (F: 81, M: 115) was randomly selected.
Material and methods:
The research tools included Maslach burnout inventory and the 28-item General Health Questionnaire. The results indicated that components of emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and job burnout are negatively correlated with psychological health. Moreover, the components of personal accomplishment were positively correlated with psychological health.
The results of multiple regression analysis indicated that the components of job burnout explained 54% of the variance of the criterion variable. Furthermore, emotional exhaustion and personal accomplishment determined the highest and lowest degree in explaining the variance of psychological health, respectively.
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