Perceived Stress and Indicators of Burnout in Teachers at Portuguese Higher Education Institutions (HEI)

  title={Perceived Stress and Indicators of Burnout in Teachers at Portuguese Higher Education Institutions (HEI)},
  author={Renata Teles and Antonio Valle and Susana Rodr{\'i}guez and Isabel Pi{\~n}eiro and Bibiana Regueiro},
  journal={International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health},
The aim of this study was to examine the phenomena of burnout and perceived stress in teachers at Higher Education Institutions, as this professional class is one of the most affected by high levels of stress. A sample of 520 university teachers was used, of which 339 (65.2%) were women. The Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) was used to measure burnout, and the Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) was used to measure perceived stress. A sociodemographic data questionnaire produced by the authors was also… Expand
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