publication . Other literature type . Article . 2012 . Embargo end date: 01 Jan 2012

Stress and burnout among Swiss dental residents

Divaris, K.; Lai, C. S.; Polychronopoulou, A.; Theodore Eliades; Katsaros, C.;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: Schweizerische Zahnärzte-Gesellschaft SSO
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
Stress and burnout have been well-documented in graduate medical and undergraduate dental education, but studies among dental graduate students and residents are sparse. The purpose of this investigation was to examine perceived stressors and three dimensions of burnout among dental residents enrolled in the University of Bern, Switzerland. Thirty-six residents enrolled in five specialty programmes were administered the Graduate Dental Environment Stress (GDES30) questionnaire and the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI). Individual stress items and overall GDES30 scores were used to quantify perceived stress. To measure burnout, proportions of burnout "cases" and MB...
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Medical Subject Headings: psychological phenomena and processeseducationhealth care facilities, manpower, and services
free text keywords: Clinic for Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, 610 Medicine & health
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2012 . Embargo end date: 01 Jan 2012

Stress and burnout among Swiss dental residents

Divaris, K.; Lai, C. S.; Polychronopoulou, A.; Theodore Eliades; Katsaros, C.;