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Burnout among Clinical Staff in Amanuel Specialized Mental Hospital

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dc.contributor.advisor Worku, Biniam(PhD)
dc.contributor.advisor Wondimagegn, Dawit (PhD)
dc.contributor.advisor Haile, Kibrom(PhD)
dc.contributor.author Mengesha, Filmon
dc.date.accessioned 2018-06-27T15:06:04Z
dc.date.available 2018-06-27T15:06:04Z
dc.date.issued 2014-12
dc.identifier.uri http://localhost:80/xmlui/handle/123456789/4293
dc.description.abstract Objective: Burnout has a significant negative impact on the employees, service provided to patients and the organization. As there are no data on burnout among staff in Amanuel Specialized Mental Hospital, this study sought to document the prevalence of burnout among theclinical staff at the hospital. Methods: This was a cross sectional study of clinical staff working at Amanuel specialized Mental Hospital. The hospital staff completed selfadministered questionnaires on socio-demographic characteristics and work related features, and the Maslach Burnout Inventory – Human Services and General Survey, and Oslo social support scale. Analysis of the data was undertaken using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) version 21.0. Results: 40.5% percent of the respondents reported moderate to high level of emotional exhaustion while 45.8% reported moderate to highlevel of depersonalization. Low level of personal accomplishment was reported by 36.6%. The number of out-patients seen and male gender were positively associated with depersonalization. The level of social support wasassociated with both depersonalization and emotional exhaustion. Staff made several recommendations how to decrease burnout among the staff. Conclusion: Significant levels of burnout were reported. These should be addressed at an individual, and institutional levels. More studies are needed to identify the risk factors. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Addis Ababa University en_US
dc.subject Burnout en_US
dc.title Burnout among Clinical Staff in Amanuel Specialized Mental Hospital en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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