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Revista de Neuro-Psiquiatría

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NAKANDAKARI, Mayron D. et al. Burnout syndrome in medical students belonging to Peruvian scientific societies: A multicenter study. Rev Neuropsiquiatr [online]. 2015, vol.78, n.4, pp.203-210. ISSN 0034-8597.

Objectives: To identify the frequency of burnout syndrome (BOS) in medical students belonging to Peruvian scientific societies (2015). Material and Methods: It is an observational, descriptive and transversal study. The study population was all students of human medicine belonging to 9 scientific societies involving different departments of Peru and affiliated to the Sociedad Científica Médica Estudiantil Peruana (SOCIMEP). The data collection was through a biographical data questionnaire and the Maslach Burnout Inventory. Results: We surveyed 158 students of Human Medicine belonging to 9 Peruvian scientific societies. The 24.1% had a severe emotional exhaustion level, 45.6% a severe level of depersonalization,25.3%reported low level of personal accomplishment, and 57.6% had BOS.The 60.8% of students were doing some research and 49.4% occupied a position in the scientific society. Conclusions: An important frequency of BOS was identified in the medical students belonging to scientific societies of the study.

Keywords : Professional; burnout; medical; stress; Peru.

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