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Volume 8, Issue 2 (summer 2021)                   J Prevent Med 2021, 8(2): 58-48 | Back to browse issues page

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Amiri F, Asadi Noghbi F, Yousefi H, Makkizade V, Madani A, Aghamolaei T et al . Post-traumatic stress and its relationship with burnout in workers during COVID-19 pandemic. J Prevent Med 2021; 8 (2) :58-48
URL: http://jpm.hums.ac.ir/article-1-542-en.html
1- Department of Public Health, Social Determinants in Health Promotion Research Center, Research Institute for Health, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.
2- Department of Nursing, Mother and Child Welfare Research Center Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences,Bandar Abbas, Iran.
3- Department of Business Management, Faculty of Management and Accounting, University of Hormozgan, Bandar Abbas, Iran.
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Introduction: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic not only increases the concerns associated with physical health but also causes psychological disorders. This research aims to determine the relationship between post traumatic stress disorders (PTSD) with burnout during COVID-19 pandemic.
Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 402 workers ranging from 21 to 57 years of age participated. A questionnaire consisting of four parts including socio demographic data, Maslach Burnout Inventory, short screening scale for DSM-IV PTSD, and Impact of Event Scale was used as the data collection tool. The electronic questionnaire link was provided to the participants through whatsApp and email. The data were analyzed using statistical tests including ANOVA, Pearson Correlation, and t-test by SPSS softwareVersion 21.
Results: The mean (SD) score of Impact of Event and short screening scale for DSM-IV PTSD was 29.43±15.21 and 4.9±2.73, respectively. Furthermore, the mean score of emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and personal accomplishment was 23.57±7.02, 11.77±3.51, and 20.09±5.14, respectively. Variables such as gender and type of job were related to PTSD and burnout. Based on Pearson correlation test, there was a significant
relationship between PTSD and job burnout.
Conclusion: Based on the results of this study, exposure to psychological stressors during COVID-19 pandemic is associated with PTSD and job burnout among the workers. Therefore, implementing effective interventions by managers is essential to reduce Symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and job burnout.
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Type of Study: Orginal | Subject: Health Professional
Received: 2021/06/22 | Accepted: 2021/08/19 | Published: 2021/09/1

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