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Insufficient sleep predicts clinical burnout

Available Online http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/ocp/17/2/175/
Publication Date April 2012
Author Marie Söderström, Kerstin Jeding, Mirjam Ekstedt, Aleksander Perski, and Torbjörn Åkerstedt
Source Journal of Occupational Health Psychology
Source Type Journal Article
Summary

The current article focuses on the relationship between insufficient sleep and clinical levels of burnout. The results indicated that having less than 6 hours of sleep was a major risk factor for burnout. Preoccupation with thoughts of work during leisure time and high work demands were also important risk factors for burnout.

Keywords insufficient sleep, burnout, work demands, rumination
Reference

Söderström, M., Jeding, K., Ekstedt, M., Perski, A., & Åkerstedt, T. (2012). Insufficient sleep predicts clinical burnout. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 17(2), 175-183.

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