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Stress, Burn Out, Anxiety and Depression among Health Professionals of Majmaah University

Abdulrahman A Al-Atram.

Abstract
Background and Aims: Stress, Burnout, Depression and Anxiety are the most common work-related mental and behavioral disorders. Recent studies have shown that professions such as medical and healthcare fields are most predisposed to such disorders. Very few have been conducted on health professionals working in universities. This study was designed to identify the presence of these disorders among the health professionals in Majmaah University.

Methods: The study was conducted among the health specialities colleges of Majmaah University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. An observational cross-sectional study design was adopted for this research. A convenience sample of 90 subjects with 30 subjects each from medicine, dentistry and applied sciences were randomly selected. The Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale - DASS 21 and the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) was used to measure Depression, Anxiety and Stress and Burnout. All the results were tabulated and analyzed for statistical difference using SPSS version 23.

Results: A moderate amount of total burnout was seen in all the three faculties, Anxiety and depression was significantly more in the applied sciences group whereas stress was significantly more in the medical group.

Conclusions: Mild to moderate levels of stress, anxiety, depression and burnout was seen in this study. It is a significant finding and both the individuals and the University should create awareness regarding identification and management of signs and symptoms of these disorders.

Key words: Anxiety, Burnout, Depression, Health professionals, Stress


 
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Abdulrahman A Al-Atram. Stress, Burn Out, Anxiety and Depression among Health Professionals of Majmaah University. Majmaah J Heal Sci. 2017; 5(1): 56-65. doi:10.5455/mjhs.2017.01.007


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Abdulrahman A Al-Atram. Stress, Burn Out, Anxiety and Depression among Health Professionals of Majmaah University. https://www.mjhs-mu.org/?mno=294027 [Access: February 02, 2023]. doi:10.5455/mjhs.2017.01.007


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Abdulrahman A Al-Atram. Stress, Burn Out, Anxiety and Depression among Health Professionals of Majmaah University. Majmaah J Heal Sci. 2017; 5(1): 56-65. doi:10.5455/mjhs.2017.01.007



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Abdulrahman A Al-Atram. Stress, Burn Out, Anxiety and Depression among Health Professionals of Majmaah University. Majmaah J Heal Sci. (2017), [cited February 02, 2023]; 5(1): 56-65. doi:10.5455/mjhs.2017.01.007



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Abdulrahman A Al-Atram (2017) Stress, Burn Out, Anxiety and Depression among Health Professionals of Majmaah University. Majmaah J Heal Sci, 5 (1), 56-65. doi:10.5455/mjhs.2017.01.007



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Abdulrahman A Al-Atram. 2017. Stress, Burn Out, Anxiety and Depression among Health Professionals of Majmaah University. Majmaah Journal of Health Sciences, 5 (1), 56-65. doi:10.5455/mjhs.2017.01.007



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Abdulrahman A Al-Atram. "Stress, Burn Out, Anxiety and Depression among Health Professionals of Majmaah University." Majmaah Journal of Health Sciences 5 (2017), 56-65. doi:10.5455/mjhs.2017.01.007



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Abdulrahman A Al-Atram. "Stress, Burn Out, Anxiety and Depression among Health Professionals of Majmaah University." Majmaah Journal of Health Sciences 5.1 (2017), 56-65. Print. doi:10.5455/mjhs.2017.01.007



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Abdulrahman A Al-Atram (2017) Stress, Burn Out, Anxiety and Depression among Health Professionals of Majmaah University. Majmaah Journal of Health Sciences, 5 (1), 56-65. doi:10.5455/mjhs.2017.01.007





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