Emotional Burnout Syndrome Among Physicians and Teachers of Higher Education


The burnout syndrome is becoming increasingly important especially in the conditions of social and psychological tension in the society. Health workers and teachers are at very high risk of it’s possessing.

Aim — the study of the severity of burnout syndromeamong different categories of medical staff and teachers of higher education and the development of proposals for its prevention.

Materials and methods. By the method of K. Maslach and S. Jackson using a special questionnaire the data on the burnout syndrome severity of such manifestation as emotional exhaustion in doctors, nurses (working in the city polyclinic, hospital, commercial medical organization) and teachers of the medical Universitywas studied. The total number of examined persons is 100 people.

Results and discussion.The low attrition rate was presented in 37.0% cases; medium – in 44.0%; high – in 19,0%. The most marked signs were determined as emotional exhaustion among persons under 40 years of age, with an experience of up to 10 years; among those working in a polyclinic, teachers and nurses.

Conclusion. On the basis of the data obtained, the measures for the prevention of burnout syndrome were proposed.

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Для цитирования

Petrova NG, Murzenko OV. Emotional Burnout Syndrome Among Physicians and Teachers of Higher EducationScience & Innovations in Medicine. 2018;2(10):2629.


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