Burnout and depressive symptoms in intensive care nurses: relationship analysis

Burnout and depressive symptoms in intensive care nurses: relationship analysis

Author de Vasconcelos, Eduardo Motta Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Figueiredo de Martino, Milva Maria Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
de Souza Franca, Salomao Patricio Google Scholar
Abstract Objective: To analyze the existence of a relationship between burnout and depressive symptoms among intensive care unit nursing staff. Method: A quantitative, descriptive, cross-sectional study with 91 intensive care nurses. Data collection used a sociodemographic questionnaire, the Maslach Burnout Inventory - Human Services Survey, and the Beck Depression Inventory - I. The Pearson test verified the correlation between the burnout dimension score and the total score from the Beck Depression Inventory. Fisher's exact test was used to analyze whether there is an association between the diseases. Results: Burnout was presented by 14.29% of the nurses and 10.98% had symptoms of depression. The higher the level of emotional exhaustion arid depersonalization, and the lower professional accomplishment, the greater the depressive symptoms. The association was significant between burnout and depressive symptoms. Conclusion: Nurses with burnout have a greater possibility of triggering depressive symptoms.
Keywords Nurses
Intensive Care Units
Nursing Research
Psychological stress
Professional Exhaustion
xmlui.dri2xhtml.METS-1.0.item-coverage Brasilia Df
Language English
Sponsor Coordenacao de Aperfeicoamento de Pessoal de Nivel Superior (CAPES) [134249/2013-5]
Grant number CAPES: [134249/2013-5]
Date 2018
Published in Revista Brasileira De Enfermagem. Brasilia Df, v. 71, n. 1, p. 135-141, 2018.
ISSN 0034-7167 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Assoc Brasileira Enfermagem
Extent 135-141
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0034-7167-2016-0019
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000429060300019
URI https://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/53774

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