Burnout and career choice motivation in medical students.

  title={Burnout and career choice motivation in medical students.},
  author={Daniel Pagnin and Val{\'e}ria de Queiroz and M{\'a}rcio Amaral De Oliveira Filho and Naira Vanessa Anomal Gonzalez and Ana Em{\'i}lia Te{\'o}filo Salgado and Bernardo Cordeiro e Oliveira and Caio Silva Lodi and Raquel Melo},
  journal={Medical teacher},
  volume={35 5},
BACKGROUND Burnout is a stress-induced syndrome, which affects medical students. Some environmental and personal factors can favor burnout onset and its serious consequences as dropping out, sleep disorders, depression, and suicide. The motivation for choosing medicine is a personal aspect that can modulate the distress with academic demands. METHODS We applied self-administered questionnaires in 277 medical students to investigate the predictive role of career choice motivations on burnout… CONTINUE READING
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