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Arch Hyg Sci 2015, 4(2): 94-99 Back to browse issues page
Evaluating Burnout among Administrative and Healthcare Staffs
Neda Khorshidian, Norollah Mohammadi *, Sayyed-Davood Meftagh, Shervin-sadat Hashemian Esfahani, Arash Najimi
Department of Clinical Psychology, School of Education and Psychology, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
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Background & Aims of the Study Burnout is an occupational hazard which is known as one of the major factors affecting employees’ psychological disorders. The present study aimed to evaluate occupational burnout among administrative and healthcare staffs of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences.

Materials & Methods In this cross sectional study, 300 employees (150 administrative staff and 150 health care staff) were selected using random sampling method. Data were collected using Maslach Burnout Inventory and analyzed using SPSS software.

Results: The mean of burnout was 2.33±0.60. The results showed no significant difference between men and women employees in terms of occupational burnout and its three dimensions. Moreover, a significant difference between administrative and medical staffs  were found only in the dimension of emotional exhaustion. The mean score of emotional exhaustion in the administrative staff was significantly lower than that of their peers in the healthcare sector (2.03±0.84vs. 2.36±1.00) (p=0.03).

Conclusions: The results showed that the majority of employees reported an average level of burnout .Such finding was in agreement with the results reported in previous studies. The obtained results can pave the way for further study on the identifying determinants of burnout.

Keywords: Burnout, Maslach burnout inventory, Employees
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2016/06/2 | Accepted: 2016/06/2 | Published: 2016/06/2
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Khorshidian N, Mohammadi N, Meftagh S, Esfahani S H, Najimi A. Evaluating Burnout among Administrative and Healthcare Staffs . Arch Hyg Sci. 2015; 4 (2) :94-99
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