publication . Article . 2003

Occupational stress and burnout in anaesthesia

Anne-Sophie Nyssen; Maurice Lamy; Isabelle Hansez; Philippe Baele; V. De Keyser;
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  • Published: 20 Feb 2003 Journal: British Journal of Anaesthesia, volume 90, pages 333-337 (issn: 0007-0912, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
Background. Formal studies on stress in anaesthetists have usually measured stress through mental or physiological indicators. When using this approach, one must be careful not to confuse the effects of stress or outcome variables and the sources of stress or antecedent variables. To date, it seems from the literature that there is no clear evidence of a common pattern of physiological effects of stress for all the sources of stress. Furthermore, work characteristics such as job satisfaction, job control and job support may moderate the effects of stress. Methods. We measured the effects of stress together with the sources of stress and job characteristics, usin...
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free text keywords: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Occupational medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Burnout, Clinical psychology, Occupational stress, Job satisfaction, Psychiatry, Job control, Emotional exhaustion, Empowerment, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Occupational burnout, business.industry, business
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