Resource topic: Effects on Clinician Health and Well-Being
Is burnout associated with referral rates among primary care physicians in community clinics?

The following study, published in Family Practice, examines possible associations between primary care physicians' burnout and rates of referrals, which is...

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HMO physicians’ use of referrals

The following study, published in Social Science and Medicine, examines whether primary care physicians' affective reactions to uncertainty and their job...

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Burnout, self- and supervisor-rated job performance, and absenteeism among nurses

Published in the Journal of Behavioral Medicine, this study examines how job stress and work support predicts the experience of burnout, and how burnout is related...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Burnout as a Predictor of Medically Certified Sick-Leave Absences and Their Diagnosed Causes

Stress-related illnesses, such as mental, behavioral, and cardiovascular diseases, are common causes for sick-leave absences. The authors of this...

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The association between mental disorders and productivity in treated and untreated employees

In a large cross-sectional study, this article investigates associations between employee work productivity, psychological distress, and the treatment of mental...

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Work/Home Conflict and Burnout Among Academic Internal Medicine Physicians

Three factors (hours worked per week, experiencing a work/home conflict within the last 3 weeks, and how the most recent work/home conflict was resolved) have...

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Burnout among American surgeons

This study examines the long-term consequences of stress on the surgeon and to measure the prevalence of burnout in actively practicing American surgeons. 1706...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
A national study of burnout among American transplant surgeons

This study examines burnout in a national sample of transplant surgeons. Data analyses were conducted on a sample of 209 actively practicing transplant surgeons in...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Relationships of work and practice environment to professional burnout: Testing a causal model

This study examines the links between nurses’ experience of progessional burnouts and their work environment, specifically investigating the interrelationships...

The impact of nursing work environments on patient safety outcomes: The mediating role of burnout/engagement

This study strives to test a theoretical model of professional nurse work environments by linking conditions for professional nursing practice to burnout and,...

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