Self-image and burnout in psychiatric staff.

  title={Self-image and burnout in psychiatric staff.},
  author={Madeleine Jeanneau and Kerstin Armelius},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing},
  volume={7 5},
Burnout was tested for in 754 mental health workers and related to self-image as assessed with Structural Analysis of Social Behavior (SASB, Benjamin 1974). A positive relation was found between burnout and negative self-image, and between the experience of personal accomplishment and positive self-image. Compared to self-image, gender, age and work setting did not explain any variance in burnout. Highly burned-out persons had a significantly more negative self-image than staff who had rated… CONTINUE READING

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