Effects of aggressive behavior and perceived self-efficacy on burnout among staff of homes for the elderly.

@article{Evers2001EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of aggressive behavior and perceived self-efficacy on burnout among staff of homes for the elderly.},
  author={Will J. G. Evers and Welko Tomic and Andr{\'e} Brouwers},
  journal={Issues in mental health nursing},
  year={2001},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={439-54}
}
This study elicits effects of experienced aggressive behavior and perceived self-efficacy in coping with aggressive behavior on the dimensions of burnout of staff caring for the elderly (N = 551). From the results of the hierarchical regression analysis it appears that physical and psychological aggression and the number of weekly working hours has an effect on emotional exhaustion of staff. Psychological aggression is found to have an effect on depersonalization. The number of weekly working… CONTINUE READING

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