Relationship between financial well-being and Burnout Syndrome in anesthesiologists

Eduardo Schuch Reimann, Airton Bagatini
2021 Journal of Anesthesia & Critical Care Open Access  
Burnout syndrome and problems in personal financial life can have negative effects on mental health. Given this similarity between the two, the question is whether there is a correlation between financial well-being and the risk of developing the syndrome. In this study a questionnaire was applied to analyze this relationship. The results show that the lower the financial well-being, the higher the risk of Burnout. The prevalence of the syndrome in the sample was 28.6%. Furthermore, age and
more » ... in the job market showed a negative correlation with this risk, while the weekly work load showed a positive correlation. Despite not demonstrating causality between the variables, this study presents new data in the literature. Future studies in the area are necessary to aid in the prevention and treatment of Burnout Syndrome.
doi:10.15406/jaccoa.2021.13.00484 fatcat:2eripqxtmvajtlvpbh4o6qpsiy