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Relationship between Job Burnout, Dimensions of Meta-Emotion and Distress Tolerance in Mashhad Forensic Medicine Employees
Z. Honarvar1, M. Doustkam *2, H. Touzandehjani1
1- Department of Psychology, Neyshabur Branch, Islamic Azad University, Neyshabur, Iran
2- Department of Psychology, Neyshabur Branch, Islamic Azad University, Neyshabur, Iran , Mohsen_doustkam@yahoo.com
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Aims: The progress of any organization depends on having healthy and efficient human resources. This study aimed to the relationship between job burnout, Distress Tolerance, and Dimensions of meta-emotion in Forensic Medicine employees.
Instrument & Methods: This is a descriptive study involving 180 (56 women and 124 men) employees in the Forensic Medicine Department of Mashhad in 2020, selected by available sampling. After fulfilling the research conditions (more than one year of work experience, signing a written consent to participate in research, and have at least a diploma). Forty-five employees (26 women and 19 men) participated in the study. Data was collected by “Demographic Data”, “Burnout Inventory”, “Distress Tolerance”, and “Positive Metacognitions and Positive Meta-Emotions” questionnaires. Data were analyzed in SPSS-21 software by T-test.
Findings: The mean score of emotional exhaustion was (2.67±1.55), depersonalization was (1.52±1.59), and the personality depersonalization respectively (2.92±1.19), which indicated moderate burnout in emotional exhaustion and high burnout in lack of personal accomplishment. The correlation coefficient of metacognition and metaemotional dimensions and job burnout was -0.649 and had a significant and inverse relationship (p=0.009). Also, the correlation coefficient of stress tolerance and burnout was -0.684, which showed a significant and inverse relationship between these two variables (p=0.005).
Conclusion: Considering the effect of burnout on job performance and its relationship with stress tolerance and dimensions of meta-emotion, the importance of reducing environmental stressors by organizing job factors, as well as psychological skills training, should be considered.
Keywords: : Job burnout|Dimensions of meta-emotion|Distress Tolerance ,
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Forensic Psychiatry
Received: 2020/12/24 | Accepted: 2021/03/1 | Published: 2021/03/15
* Corresponding Author Address: No.29, Faramarz 9st, Mashhad, Iran. Postal code: 9197966515
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Honarvar Z, Doustkam M, Touzandehjani H. Relationship between Job Burnout, Dimensions of Meta-Emotion and Distress Tolerance in Mashhad Forensic Medicine Employees. Sci J Forensic Med. 2020; 26 (4) :233-238
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