Investigating the Relationship between the Intensity of Depression, Anxiety, and Stress with the State of Job Burnout in Emergency Department Employees of Medical Education Centers in Urmia




depression, stress, anxiety, burnout, emergency


Background: Depression, anxiety, and stress are factors affecting people's quality of life. Quality of life also affects people's social status (occupation), and this study aimed to investigate the relationship between the severity of depression, anxiety, and stress with job burnout in emergency department employees of Urmia medical education centers.

Methods: This descriptive-analytical study was conducted on the personnel of the emergency department of four medical educational hospitals in Urmia using available sampling method. The data was collected using a demographic information questionnaire, a depression, anxiety and stress questionnaire, and a job burnout questionnaire. After collecting the data, it was entered into SPSS 18 and analyzed with descriptive and analytical statistics.

Results: In this study, the results showed that out of 100 participants in the study, 48% were men and the average age of the participants was 29.72 ± 6.22 years. In job burnout, the highest score related to emotional burnout was 28±9 and the lowest score was 14±6 for depersonalization, and in anxiety, depression, and stress, the highest score was 14.1±9 for stress and the lowest score was 7±5 for anxiety. There was no correlation between job burnout and depression, anxiety, and stress.

Conclusions: Emergency personnel are exposed to burnout, depression, anxiety, and stress. Therefore, it is necessary to know the sources, and on the other hand, it is recommended to create favorable and suitable conditions for personnel by holding appropriate educational-therapeutic courses.

Keywords: Depression, Stress, Anxiety, Burnout, Emergency

Author Biography

  • Behrang Khafafi , Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran

    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran


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Investigating the Relationship between the Intensity of Depression, Anxiety, and Stress with the State of Job Burnout in Emergency Department Employees of Medical Education Centers in Urmia. (2023). International Journal of Health Studies, 9(2), 22-26.