Occupational Stress and Burnout Prevalence Among Agricultural Education Lecturers in Nigerian Universities

Francis M. Onu, Benedicta A. Omeje, Cajetan U. Ugwoke, Felicia N. Ezebuiro, Lilian U. Ekenta, Regina N. Mgbenka, Clara U. Nwankwo, Frederick C. Onah, Christiana Nwachukwu, Godwin E. Eze, Theresa C. Omeje, Uchenna S. Ekwueme (+3 others)
2019 Global Journal of Health Science  
Occupational Stress and Burnout has become a serious challenge to Lecturers in recent time due to increased job and family role conflicts and student's population explosion resulting in more workload on the side of the lecturers. This study aimed to investigate occupational stress and burnout prevalence among agricultural education lecturers in Nigerian universities. The study adopted a cross-sectional survey research design and was conducted in Nigerian universities. A self- structured
more » ... elf- structured questionnaire was used as an instrument for data collection. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the data collected. The results indicated the presence of occupational burnout in the studied sample. The study, therefore, recommended further investigations on the appropriate preventive measures and equally supports some research findings on the importance of developing interventions or therapies to reduce existing problems.
doi:10.5539/gjhs.v11n14p58 fatcat:xd5pasfh3bb23dhbn6wznbrqze