Nationwide Survey of Work Environment, Work-Life Balance and Burnout among Psychiatrists in Japan

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Wakako Umene-Nakano; Takahiro A Kato; Saya Kikuchi; Masaru Tateno; Daisuke Fujisawa; Tsutomu Hoshuyama; Jun Nakamura;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 8, issue 2 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055189, pmc: PMC3572110
  • Subject: Social and Behavioral Sciences | Research Article | Emotions | Cognitive Psychology | Mental Health | Psychological Stress | Clinical Research Design | Motivation | Medicine | Psychiatry | Q | Epidemiology | R | Psychology | Science | Applied Psychology | Survey Research | Health Care Providers | Behavior | Public Health | Non-Clinical Medicine | Occupational and Industrial Health
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BACKGROUND: Psychiatry has been consistently shown to be a profession characterised by 'high-burnout'; however, no nationwide surveys on this topic have been conducted in Japan. AIMS: The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of burnout and to ascertain... View more
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