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Physician burnout : a "meta-o-scopic" analysis

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dc.contributor.advisor Boudreau, Robert A
dc.contributor.author Mauthe, Amanda J
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-10T19:27:26Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-10T19:27:26Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/3053
dc.description xi, 104 leaves : ill. ; 29 cm en_US
dc.description.abstract This study investigates the contradictions that exist within the physician burnout literature. Through the use of meta-analysis, physician burnout and its relationships to gender, medical specialty, age, illness, and satisfaction were analyzed. The results indicate that female physicians are more emotionally exhausted than male physicians and depersonalization is higher among male than female physicians. General practitioners report higher levels of emotional exhaustion than any other medical specialty. A low to moderate negative correlation exists between physician age and burnout, a moderate to substantial positive correlation exists between burnout and physician illness, and a moderate to substantial negative correlation exists between burnout and physician satisfaction. The results of this project heighten our awareness of the risks associated with being a physician, as well as extend a call to action so that effective and preventative measures can be implemented. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2009 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Project (University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management) en_US
dc.subject Medical personnel -- Job stress en_US
dc.subject Burn out (Psychology) en_US
dc.subject Stress, Psychological en_US
dc.title Physician burnout : a "meta-o-scopic" analysis en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.publisher.faculty Management en_US

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