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Analysis on Factors Infecting Doctors’ Job Burnout and Countermeasures

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DOI: 10.23977/medeb.2018.07050


Jingsong Mei, Xiansong Li, Jin Zhou, Kun Zhang

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Xiansong Li


Objective: to discuss the factor influencing doctors’ job burnout, and formulate the effective prevention and relief countermeasures. Method: 230 doctors from each clinical department of a Grade 3 and Class A hospital in Jingzhou City were chosen as the objects of investigation, and Maslach Burnout Inventory was used for questionnaire survey. Some doctors were chosen for in-depth interview. Statistics and analysis of the questionnaires and interviews were carried out. Results: in the job burnout of doctors from a Grade 3 and Class A hospital in Jingzhou City, severity rate of emotional exhaustion was as high as 51.3%, significantly higher than that of emotional alienation and low sense of job achievement. Relevant influencing factors include social support, work pressure source and work pressure intensity. Conclusion: the occurrence rate of doctors’ job burnout is high, and job burnout can be prevented and relieved from such aspects as gaining social support, creating favorable work environment, enhancing humanistic care and cultivating sense of profession.


Doctors’ job burnout, influencing factor, countermeasure

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