Examination of the Relation between Burnout Syndrome and Ways of Coping with Stress in Teachers

G�?nselI Yildirim*
Associate Professor, Education Faculty, Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir, Turkey.
Periodicity:February - April'2017
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jpsy.10.4.13456

Abstract

The aim of this study was to examine the relation between burnout syndrome and ways of coping with stress in teachers. It is a population screening study. Data were collected with Maslach Burnout Inventory – Educators Survey and Stress Coping Styles Scale. The study included 210 teachers working in state schools in Izmir, Turkey. Obtained data were analyzed with Spearmanrank correlation. The results showed significant relations between subscales of burnout and coping styles. There were significant negative correlations between all subscales of burnout and receiving social support, acceptance of stress, loss of interest in work, considering stress as something positive and planning skills. In addition, there were significant positive correlations between all subscales of burnout and substance use.

Keywords

Burnout, Stress Management Styles, Teachers

How to Cite this Article?

Yildirim, G. (2017). Examination of the Relation between Burnout Syndrome and Ways of Coping with Stress in Teachers. i-manager’s Journal on Educational Psychology, 10(4), 12-18. https://doi.org/10.26634/jpsy.10.4.13456

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