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INSIDE THE JUDGES ’ CHAMBERS : NARRATIVE RESPONSES FROM THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF IMMIGRATION JUDGES STRESS AND BURNOUT SURVEY

@inproceedings{Lustig2009INSIDETJ,
  title={INSIDE THE JUDGES ’ CHAMBERS : NARRATIVE RESPONSES FROM THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF IMMIGRATION JUDGES STRESS AND BURNOUT SURVEY},
  author={Stuart L. Lustig and Niranjan S. Karnik and Kevin L. Delucchi and Lakshika Tennakoon and B. K. Kaul and Hon. Denise Noonan Slavin},
  year={2009}
}
Immigration Judges (IJs), whose enormous caseloads consist of one horrific story of human suffering after another, face significant risks of stress and burnout – conditions that make adjudicating cases more challenging. Among this population we recently quantified stress and burnout using objective survey measures that showed that IJs suffer from significant symptoms of secondary traumatic stress and more burnout than has been reported by groups like prison wardens or physicians in busy… 

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