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Stress, depression, workplace and social supports and burnout in intellectual disability support staff

Mutkins, E; Brown, Rhonda; Thorsteinsson, Einar


Background: Staff providing support to people with intellectual disabilities are exposed to stressful work environments which may put them at an increased risk of burnout. A small prior literature has examined predictors of burnout in disability support staff, but there is little consensus. In this study, we examined direct and indirect associations between work stressors (i.e. challenging client behaviour), staff emotional response to the behaviour (i.e. perceived stress, anxiety, depression),...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Intellectual Disability Research
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2788.2011.01406.x


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