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The practice of medicine is one of the most distinctive and demanding profession in the world. It is incredibly meaningful and fulfilling on a personal and professional basis, but is also associated with a higher degree of emotional and physical exhaustion. This study aims to find out an association between occupational exhaustion and various factors that may affect the same.
Aims and Objectives:
To assess emotional exhaustion among resident doctors and faculty doctors of a tertiary care hospital by applying appropriate measures.
To find correlation between emotional exhaustion and socio-demographic variables.
To assess a correlation between duration of working hours and emotional exhaustion.
A statistically significant correlation was obtained between occupational exhaustion and their age, working hours as well as designation within the healthcare system.
Many a times the mental health of health-care providers themselves may be at risk, and it is of utmost importance to identify and help them cope with their mental health issues, owing to exhaustion .
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