JOB BURNOUT PHENOMENON AMONG THE HEALTH PRACTITIONERS IN THE GOVERNMENTAL HOSPITALS AND HEALTH CENTERS
*Nora Yonis Alsomali, Ahmed Abdella Mohammed Osman, Khalid Mohammed Alzahrani
Health occupation is one of the stressful jobs and the staff suffers from the pressures and fatigue and experiencing high degrees of anxiety and depression. The sources of the job burn-out include occupational factors, the subjective factors, environmental source and organizational source. This is the descriptive cross-sectional study in which we targeted health practitioners working in governmental hospitals and health centers. We found that there was a moderate degree of Job Burn-out among the health practitioners appeared more in the Type (A) personality, female practitioners and practitioners having experience between 5 years and 15 years. On the other hand the study revealed that there were no differences in age, marital status and monthly salary of the health practitioners in developing Job Burn-out.
Keywords: Job Burn-out; Health Practitioners; Personality Type.
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