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Psicologia Escolar e Educacional

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CARLOTTO, Mary Sandra  and  CAMARA, Sheila Gonçalves. Predictors of Burnout Syndrome in teachers. Psicol. Esc. Educ. (Impr.) [online]. 2007, vol.11, n.1, pp.101-110. ISSN 2175-3539.

The aim of this study was to identify the predictors for the Burnout Syndrome in 563 teachers from private educational institutions of the Porto Alegre's metropolitan area. A specific questionnaire was developed in order to evaluate demographic and professional variables. The Maslach Burnout Inventory, the Job Diagnostic Survey and the Questionnaire of Satisfaction were also used. Results showed a predominance of variables associated to the work enviroment in the explicative model of burnout for both groups, although with a different configuration in each group.

Keywords : Teachers; Burnout Syndrome; Predictors.

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