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Like lemmings over a cliff : a study of Alberta physician burnout

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dc.contributor.advisor Boudreau, Robert
dc.contributor.author Goodfellow, Renee L
dc.contributor.author University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management
dc.date.accessioned 2009-07-27T17:21:51Z
dc.date.available 2009-07-27T17:21:51Z
dc.date.issued 2002
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/750
dc.description ix, 106 leaves : ill. ; 29 cm. -- en
dc.description.abstract The prevalence and severity of physician burnout in Alberta was investigated. A total of 1161 out of 6584 (17.6%) practicing physicians, retired physicians, residents, and medical students responded to the survey either by fax, mail, or electronic version. The survey consisted of one demographic section and four burnout measures, one of which was the Modified Maslach Burnout Inventory (MMBI). More specifically, and relative to the Alberta physician population numbers provided by the Alberta Medical Association (AMA), 22 % were practicing physicians; 9.2 % retired; 7.5 % residents, and 1.3 % medical students. Based on the Phase Model, almost ha1f(i.e., 48.6%) of Alberta physicians are found to be in an advanced phase of burnout (i.e., phases VI, VII, & VIII). A comparison of these data with other occupations and countries is also offered. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2002 en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Project (University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management) en
dc.subject Physicians -- Psychology en
dc.subject Physicians -- Mental health en
dc.subject Physicians -- Alberta -- Job stress en
dc.subject Burn out (Psychology) en
dc.title Like lemmings over a cliff : a study of Alberta physician burnout en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.publisher.faculty Management en

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