Burnout and self-perceived health among Finnish psychiatrists and child psychiatrists: a national survey.

@article{Korkeila2003BurnoutAS,
  title={Burnout and self-perceived health among Finnish psychiatrists and child psychiatrists: a national survey.},
  author={Jyrki Korkeila and Saara T{\"o}yry and Kirsti I Kumpulainen and Juha-Matti Toivola and Kimmo R{\"a}s{\"a}nen and Raija Kalimo},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of public health},
  year={2003},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={85-91}
}
AIMS This study investigated burnout and related health matters among a sample of Finnish physicians working within the field of psychiatry. METHODS A postal questionnaire was sent to one in three licensed physicians randomly selected from the register of the Finnish Medical Association (FMA). The response rate was 74% (n = 3133). RESULTS Psychiatrists and child psychiatrists reported burnout, threat of severe burnout, depression, and mental disorder more commonly than other physicians… CONTINUE READING

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