Feelings of professional fulfilment and exhaustion in mental health personnel: the importance of organisational and individual factors.

@article{Thomsen1999FeelingsOP,
  title={Feelings of professional fulfilment and exhaustion in mental health personnel: the importance of organisational and individual factors.},
  author={Stig Aaberg Thomsen and Joana Gabriela Borjes Soares and Peter Nolan and J Dallender and Bengt Arnetz},
  journal={Psychotherapy and psychosomatics},
  year={1999},
  volume={68 3},
  pages={157-64}
}
BACKGROUND Mental health personnel are at high risk for mental illness, burnout and suicide. Previous studies of this group of professionals have indicated the importance of organisational factors in explaining burnout, or exhaustion, and work satisfaction. This study looks more systematically at the contribution of organisational and individual factors to work-related exhaustion and to professional fulfillment, an expanded version of job satisfaction. METHODS A cross-sectional study of 1… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 24 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…