A model of burnout and life satisfaction amongst nurses.

  title={A model of burnout and life satisfaction amongst nurses.},
  author={Evangelia Demerouti and Arnold B Bakker and Friedhelm Nachreiner and Wilmar B. Schaufeli},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  volume={32 2},
This study, among 109 German nurses, tested a theoretically derived model of burnout and overall life satisfaction. The model discriminates between two conceptually different categories of working conditions, namely job demands and job resources. It was hypothesized that: (1) job demands, such as demanding contacts with patients and time pressure, are most predictive of exhaustion; (2) job resources, such as (poor) rewards and (lack of) participation in decision making, are most predictive of… CONTINUE READING