Anxiety, anger and burnout in a hospital setting: a study about therir relationships and the treatment efficacy

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Nowdays relationship between negative emotions and burnout is an important research area. The present work has two different aims: 1) Explore the relationship between anxiety, anger and burnout; and 2) test the efficiency of a cognitive-behavioral treatment programme focused on anxiety and anger control related to burnout in hospital personell. The following assessment instruments were used in this study: ISRA (Miguel Tobal & Cano Vindel, 1994), STAXI 2 (Spielberger, 1999) and MBI (Maslach y Jackson, 1986, 1997). Treatment programme was applied to sample of 67 hospital workers, following a pre-post design with control group. Pearson´s correlation shaws that there is a relationship between burnout, anxiety and anger. Bifactorial repeated- measures ANOVA shows that the programme and treatment techniques were effectives.
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Journal
Ansiedad y Estrés
Year of Publication
2001
Volume
7
Issue
2-3
Number of Pages
247-257
Date Published
07/2001
Type of Article
Journal article
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ISSN Number
1134-7937
ISBN Number
2174-0437
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