Objective: The purpose of this research was to evaluate the effect of burnout factors among the Personnel of therapeutic ward and bureaucrat ward in Razi psychiatric hospital. Evaluation of relationship between burnout and demographic factors of personnel, were another purpose of this study.
Materials & Methods: In this cross-sectional and analytical study 250 personnel were selected through a multi clustral sampling. Due to non cooperation of some personnel, final analysis was performed on 198 questioners with Maslach and demographic questionnaires.
Results: The mean Maslach score was 29/06 with mild burnout. This score in the personnel of therapeutic ward was greater than the personnel of bureaucrat and their difference, were significant (P=0.007). There was a significant correlation between the mean emotional exhaustion and feelings of personal accomplishment scores in two groups (P<0.05) and no relation with the mean of depersonalization score (P=0.1). There was no significant relation between marital status and earning from this profession and burnout (P>0.05) but there was a significant correlation between sex in all of personnel (P=0.04) and weekly hours of work related to burnout in personnel of therapeutic ward (P=0.003).
Conclusion: There is a least level of burnout seen in the personnel of therapeutic group. We hope these results will be useful in strategic programs in psychiatry fields. Keywords: Burnout / Personnel of Therapeutic Ward / Personnel of Bureaucrat Ward / Razi Psychiatric Hospital