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Professional Stress and Burnout Syndrome Among Employees in Municipal Hospitals

Valentin Stoyanov, Kalina Trifonova, Kiril Slaveykov


Introduction: The contemporary work place creates a challenge towards physicians and their teams. They are forced into a situation in which to be competitive they must have skills outside of their medical specialty, such as health management, pedagogy, information and communication technologies.

Aim: The aim of this article is to analyze the level of stress and burnout among the medical employees in the hospital care

Materials and Methods: An adapted 55-question questionnaire was used and analyzed with one-way ANOVA, correlation and multiple regression analysis in SPSS.

Results and Discussion: Despite the physicians and their teams reporting high levels of workload and stress, the satisfaction from work has not diminished and the assessment of the quality of provided work is still high. Additional research into the topic is required with focus on comparison between hospital physicians and primary care physicians.


stress, burnout, medical professionals

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