AFSHIN ESFANDNIA1, MEHDI KHEZELI2, FARDIN ESFANDNIA1, RUHALLA BAYAT*1
Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences. Kermanshah, Iran -
Psychosocial Injuries Research Center, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran
Introduction: Burnout is one of the most important indicators for evaluating the psychological conditions of staff. This study
was conducted aimed to determine burnout of nurses in Imam Reza Hospital of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences.
Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted with participation of 216 nurses Imam Reza Hospital of Kermanshah
University of Medical Sciences. Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) was used for data gathering. The validity and reliability of the
Persian version of MBI has been approved. The data were analyzed with AMOS22 as well as SPSS-21 using T-test, one way ANOVA,
Results: 58.6% (n=127) of the participants were female and 41.4% (n=89) male. 42.6% of nurses have reported very high
levels of emotional exhaustion, 46.8 percent have expressed a high level of depersonalization, and 40.4 percent have reported an average
level of lack of personal accomplishment.
Conclusion: Considering high level of three dimensions of burnout we suggest that periodic examinations be performed in
relation to burnout for nurses and hospital administrators should provide education, counseling, and clinical services for their
Burnout, Nurse, Maslach, Kermanshah.