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Occupational and personal factors associated with doctors’ burnout

A systematic review of 47 papers finds higher prevalence of burnout among doctors who are: female; young; work long hours; have low job satisfaction; or experience work–home conflict. However, there is insufficient evidence to establish any causal relationships. Much of the data is self-reported.

Occupational Medicine 2015; 65: 117–121. doi: 10.1093/occmed/kqu144


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