Determinants of burnout in the service of gynecology Mahdia: about 122 cases

N. Faouel, R. Ben Soussia, F. Haboub, M. Kacem, W. Bouali, A. Haj Mohamed, L. Zarrouk
2022 European psychiatry  
Introduction The Burnout syndrome occurs preferentially in individuals subjected to intense stress conditions. The nursing staff in Obstetrics Gynecology is an example of this. Objectives To assess the prevalence of Burnout and its determinants in the obstetrics gynecology service - Mahdia. Methods We conducted an analytical cross-sectional study carried out with the medical and paramedical staff of the gynecology-obstetrics department of the Taher Sfar Mahdia hospital during a period of 3
more » ... s.We used a pre-established self-questionnaire containing 2 parts: a part exploring the socio-demographic data of the population and a psychometric part evaluating Burnt out using the "Maslach Burnout" scale inventory ". Results Our sample consisted of 122 medical and paramedical personnel.The sex ratio was 4.3 (99/23), the mean age was 30.5 with values ranging from 25 to 55 years.Of the participants, 59 (48.3%) were single .Nine (7.4%) of the participants were smokers and 2 (1.6%) consumed alcohol.The majority of the population (96.7%) did not have a psychiatric history, 88 (80.3%) reported an organ history.A high level of burnout was noted in 64.8% of our population with 14.8% severe burnout. The presence of burnout was significantly associated with the consumption of psychoactive substances (p = 0.05) and professional rank (p = 0.04) .Nurses, residents and senior doctors werethose most at risk of developing burnout. It was also significantly related to the absence of other professional activities such as research (p = 0.05) and training continuing medical care (p = 0.05). Conclusions Psychological intervention strategies with these suffering health promoters would be desirable. Disclosure No significant relationships.
doi:10.1192/j.eurpsy.2022.1520 fatcat:3k3k43hrenhu3am2uqrrbhbjai