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A Survey on the Status of Job burnout among pre-hospital emergency personnel in Shahroud

Asef Moradchelle, Amir Noyani, Meysam Yekesadat, Arash Seidabadi, Shima Azizeddin, Hossein Amiri Largani, Latifeh Seidzadeh Kooglan
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Abstract

Introduction: Job burnout is a disorder due to long-term exposure of a person to work-related stress. The aim of this study was to investigate the burnout status of pre-hospital emergency staff in Shahroud city. Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out on 100 pre-hospital emergency staff in Shahroud, Iran in 1397. The Maslach Burnout Questionnaire was used. For data analysis, descriptive statistics, mean and standard deviation, and independent t-test, Chi-square and Fisher exact tests were used based on the type of variable. The significance level was considered as 0/05. Results: In this study, 100 cases (all were male) were included. The mean age was 30.75±5.55  years. The severity and frequency of emotional exhaustion were low in 95% of subjects. Depersonalization in frequency was high in 45% of the cases and was high in severity in 50% of the subjects. Personality satisfaction was moderate in frequency in 40% of the cases and was low in severity in 65 percent. Conclusion: The results of this study showed that pre-hospital emergency staff had mild degrees of severity and frequency of emotional exhaustion and moderate degrees of severity and frequency of personal adequacy and sever feeling of personality deprivation.


Keywords

Emergency, burnout, Shahroud

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