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Burnout syndrome in Teachers of Special schools in the South Moravia Region in Czech Republic



Year of publication 2014
Type Conference abstract
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Education

Description Burnout syndrome, state of total mental a physical exhaustion, is connected with many occupations but especially with those, which focus on work with people. One of these is a teaching profession. It requires continual attention, preparations and moral stability. Long-term stress during daily inner and outer conflicts leads to gradual weakening of organism and creates space for development of burnout. The poster presents the results of research focused on burnout syndrome manifestation in pedagogical staff in primary special schools in South Moravia region in Czech Republic. The research sample consisted of 102 participants, which were assessed by Maslach Burnout Inventory. The questionnaire deals with three burnout areas: emotional exhaustion, personal accomplishments and depersonalisation. The results of the research did not confirm high scores of Burnout syndrome among the study group.
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