|Learning Objective #1: Determine the impact of the Syndrome of Burnout, using in the personnel of nursing of the General Hospital in the Mexican Institute of Social Security.|
|Learning Objective #2: Implement an educational and psycho-therapeutic program, focused to improve the mental health of the nurses with some level of affectation of Syndrome of Burnout.|
A total of 70 professional nurses of the main services participated in this study. To whom, previous to an informed consentment, a Brief Questionnaire of Mexican Burnout(BBQ) was applied. This questionnaire assess the Areas of Emotional Exhaustion, Despersonalization, Lack of Personal Development, Characteristics of the Task, Boredom, Organization and Consequences of Burnout. In addition to three other questionnaires that assessed some social demographic variants, labor and family satisfaction and emotional disorder. High levels of the Burnout Syndrome were observed. Mainly associated to age >30 years old, sex: femenine, married, housework, absenteeism due to illness, severe depression, and unsatisfied work, among others.
In conclusion the Burnout Syndrome has a high prevalence in the professional nurses who participated in this study was observed highly in the Emergency and Critical Care Units. The involvement of administrative policies is necessary in short term to decrease and prevent the Syndrome.
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