Explanations for stress and satisfaction in mental health professionals: a qualitative study

@article{Reid1999ExplanationsFS,
  title={Explanations for stress and satisfaction in mental health professionals: a qualitative study},
  author={Yael Reid and Sonia Johnson and Nicola Morant and Elizabeth Kuipers and George Szmukler and Graham Thornicroft and Paul Bebbington and Dylan Prosser},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={34},
  pages={301-308}
}
Background: High levels of burnout and poor psychological well-being, but also relatively high levels of job satisfaction, have been found among mental health staff, especially those based in community settings. Aims: In order to investigate the basis of these findings, a qualitative interview study was carried out, exploring mental health staff's views of their work and of its effects on them. Method: A semi-structured interview was administered to a purposive sample of 30 professionals… CONTINUE READING