Occupational medicine End-stage work-related stress, in which an employee functions at a 'ground state'; at greatest risk for JB are those with low incomes, no college education, and single mothers. See Burn-out. Cf Compassion fatigue.
Considering the facts described, the purpose of this study was to understand the problems associated with the nursing profession and to find out the most prominent factors contributing to the job burnout in the nursing profession.
From the finding of the study, it has cleared that job stress is positively associated with both dimensions of job burnout (emotional exhaustion and disengagement) and social support have negatively related with burnout dimensions especially emotional exhaustion and disengagement.
Among the measures used for assessing job burnout, the phenomenon of burnout has been addressed with varied scope by basing on initial models of burnout comprising on only two sub-constructs or the issues of dimensionality of burnout inventory (Boles, Dean, Ricks, Short, and Wang, 2000), or debate on the third dimension of burnout (Breso, Salanova, and Schaufeli, 2007), or taking the phenomenon as a general job burnout measure used over multiple service-providing professions with the change of recipients (Beckstead, 2002; Bernhard, 2010).