Moral stress and burnout: qualitative content analysis.

  title={Moral stress and burnout: qualitative content analysis.},
  author={Elisabeth Severinsson},
  journal={Nursing & health sciences},
  volume={5 1},
The aim of the present study was to describe and interpret the narrative of an Australian nurse's experience of burnout. A qualitative content analysis was used for the text of the interview. The main findings of this study concern moral stress and burnout. Three themes were identified: shortcomings and health problems; hovering between suffering and desire; and responsibility for oneself. All themes are related to the nurse's identity, the nurse's personal experience of, and reflections on… CONTINUE READING

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