Staff burnout in dementia care--relations to empathy and attitudes.

@article{strm1991StaffBI,
  title={Staff burnout in dementia care--relations to empathy and attitudes.},
  author={Sture {\AA}str{\"o}m and Margareta Nilsson and Astrid Norberg and P O Sandman and Bengt Winblad},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={1991},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={65-75}
}
Sixty nursing staff in geriatric and psychogeriatric care (RNs, LPNs and nurse's aides) were selected to be studied on two occasions with an interval of one year regarding the relationships between their experience of burnout, empathy and attitudes towards demented patients. A semistructured interview was performed on the second occasion to learn more about their work experience and to relate the ratings of burnout, empathy and attitudes to their experience at work. The staff's experience of… CONTINUE READING

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