Influence of burnout syndrome on the quality of life of nursing professionals: quantitative study

Emelly Kerolayne do Amaral Ribeiro, Renata Clemente dos Santos, Gleicy Karine Nascimento de Araújo-Monteiro, Bárbara Maria Lopes da Silva Brandão, Jéssyka Chaves da Silva, Rafaella Queiroga Souto
2021 Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem  
Objective: To estimate the prevalence and factors associated with the burnout syndrome and quality of life among nursing professionals. Methods: Cross-sectional, analytical study, developed with 83 professionals in emergency care units in the city of Campina Grande-PB. A questionnaire was used to characterize the sample, the Maslach Burnout Inventory scale and the SF-36. Data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: Most professionals showed low professional
more » ... ess (78.3; n=65), average depersonalization (53.0%; n=44) and average emotional exhaustion (55.4%; n=46). There was a statistical difference between the scores of the syndrome and the pain (p=0.03), vitality (p=0.04) and social aspect (p=0.03); significant correlation between the syndrome and vitality (p<0.001), mental health (p=0.01) and general quality of life (p=0.04). Conclusion: The burnout syndrome has an influence on the outcome of quality of life of nursing professionals, being more prevalent among professionals with older age, high income and among nurses.
doi:10.1590/0034-7167-2020-0298 pmid:33759969 fatcat:pwp2cgllovekfc5lbupxnhs4xm