Physiological correlates of burnout among women.

  title={Physiological correlates of burnout among women.},
  author={G. Grossi and A. Perski and B. Eveng{\aa}rd and V. Blomkvist and K. Orth-Gom{\'e}r},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  volume={55 4},
  • G. Grossi, A. Perski, +2 authors K. Orth-Gomér
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of psychosomatic research
  • OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to investigate the immune, endocrine, and metabolic correlates of burnout among women. METHODS Forty-three participants with high and 20 participants with low scores for the Shirom-Melamed Burnout Questionnaire were compared in terms of subjective symptoms, job strain, social support, plasma levels of prolactin, tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha), transforming growth factor beta (TGF-beta), C-reactive protein (CRP), neopterin, serum levels of… CONTINUE READING
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