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Title: Individual-psychological factors and perception of social support in burnout syndrome
Authors: Jovanovic V.
Hinić, Darko
Ignjatovic L.
Stamatović Gajić B.
Gajic A.
Mihajlovic, Goran
Issue Date: 2021
Abstract: Background/Aim. Burnout syndrome is a psychological phenomenon that occurs as a response to chronic interpersonal stressors at work. It is manifested by emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and a sense of reduced personal accomplishment. The aim of the study was to examine the correlation between burnout syndrome, individual-psychological factors and social support among special and regular education teachers, as well as to determine differences of burnout syndrome dimensions between groups of teachers with different educational backgrounds. Methods. This non-experimental, cross-sectional correlation study included 317 teachers (122 special education teachers and 38 other teachers in special education for children with intellectual disabilities and 157 teachers from regular primary schools) from Belgrade. Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI), Assertiveness Assessment Questionnaire Scale (A-Scale), Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSS), Teacher Self-Efficacy Scale (TSES), and Multidimensional Perceived Social Support Scale (MSPSS) were used in the study. Results. The highest prevalence of high levels of burnout were recorded on the emotional exhaustion subscale and were 38% for special education teachers, 47% for other teachers in special
Type: article
DOI: 10.2298/VSP190820004J
ISSN: 0042-8450
SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-85118508390
Appears in Collections:Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kragujevac
The Faculty of Philology and Arts, Kragujevac (FILUM)

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