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Title: BURNOUT, COMPASSION FATIGUE AND PHYSICAL HEALTH IN HUMAN SERVICE WORKERS: PREVALENCE AND INTERVENTION
Authors: QUAH SAW HAN
Keywords: Burnout, Compassion Fatigue, Physical Health, Human Service Workers
Issue Date: 7-Jul-2014
Source: QUAH SAW HAN (2014-07-07). BURNOUT, COMPASSION FATIGUE AND PHYSICAL HEALTH IN HUMAN SERVICE WORKERS: PREVALENCE AND INTERVENTION. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: IN SINGAPORE, THERE IS NOT YET ANY LARGE SCALE STUDY ON THE PREVALENCE OF BURNOUT AND COMPASSION FATIGUE, AS WELL AS THE PHYSICAL HEALTH STATUS OF HUMAN SERVICE WORKERS WITHIN THE SOCIAL SERVICE SECTOR. A SURVEY CONTAINING MEASURES OF BURNOUT AND COMPASSION FATIGUE WAS SENT TO HUMAN SERVICE WORKERS IN FAMILY SERVICE CENTRES, VOLUNTARY CHILDREN?S HOMES, AS WELL AS THOSE WITHIN A LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY SPECIALIZING IN CARE AND PROTECTION OF AT-RISK CHILDREN, YOUTHS AND FAMILIES. RESULTS INDICATE THAT THE MASLACH BURNOUT INVENTORY-HUMAN SERVICES SURVEY?S (MASLACH & JACKSON, 1981) ORIGINAL THREE-FACTOR MODEL IS APPLICABLE TO THE LOCAL SINGAPOREAN SAMPLE, WHILE PROFESSIONAL QUALITY OF LIFE SCALE - FIFTH EDITION (STAMM, 2010) APPEARS TO REQUIRE FURTHER MODIFICATION FOR THE LOCAL SAMPLE. OUT OF 181 HUMAN SERVICE WORKERS WHO COMPLETED THE SURVEYS, 33.7% OF THEM REPORTED EXPERIENCING SIGNIFICANT LEVELS OF BURNOUT SYMPTOMS. HUMAN SERVICE WORKERS FROM THE GOVERNMENT AGENCY ALSO REPORTED SIGN
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/118510
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