IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 408-410

Burnout among physicians in Saudi Arabia: a brief review

Authors: Abdelaziz Mohamed Elamin Abdelaziz Ziena.

ABSTRACT

Burnout refers to the state of tiredness, exhaustion, or weariness in a person with underlying root causes primarily associated with professional factors. This condition could also be described as a psychological disorder (depicted as burnout syndrome) that might occur due to stress associated with occupation-related elements. Burnout is prevalent among the professionals that specifically require dealing with public services such as educational departments, police services, and medical profession. Major risk factors associated with burnout among physicians in Saudi Arabia were also reported in multiple studies. Furthermore, sleep deprivation, negative impact on family life, medical ailment, e.g., back pain, being in residency, young age, Saudi nationality, low salary, tobacco smoking, psychotropic medication, mismanagement of patient flow, pressure or violence from patients, exhaustive paperwork, lack of cooperation from colleagues were some of the observed factors associated with burnout among physicians serving in the healthcare sector in Saudi Arabia.

Keywords:
Burnout, Physician, medical profession


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Burnout among physicians in Saudi Arabia: a brief review


Authors
Abdelaziz Mohamed Elamin Abdelaziz Ziena
Family Medicine Consultant, Armed Forces Hospital, Jazan, Saudi Arabia.
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Correspondence to:
. Abdelaziz Mohamed Elamin Abdelaziz Ziena, Family Medicine Consultant, Armed Forces Hospital, Jazan, Saudi Arabia.; abdelazizzena@yahoo.com

Publication history
Received 22 Dec 2021
Accepted 28 Dec 2021
Published online 13 Jan 2022
Published in print 19 Jan 2022

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Abdelaziz Mohamed Elamin Abdelaziz Ziena. Burnout among physicians in Saudi Arabia: a brief review. IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 408-410. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1640173700


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Abdelaziz Mohamed Elamin Abdelaziz Ziena. Burnout among physicians in Saudi Arabia: a brief review. IJMDC. 2022; 6(2): 408-410. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1640173700


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Abdelaziz Mohamed Elamin Abdelaziz Ziena. Burnout among physicians in Saudi Arabia: a brief review. IJMDC. (2022), [cited May 25, 2022]; 6(2): 408-410. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1640173700


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Abdelaziz Mohamed Elamin Abdelaziz Ziena (2022) Burnout among physicians in Saudi Arabia: a brief review. IJMDC, 6 (2), 408-410. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1640173700


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Abdelaziz Mohamed Elamin Abdelaziz Ziena. 2022. Burnout among physicians in Saudi Arabia: a brief review. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 6 (2), 408-410. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1640173700


Chicago Style

Abdelaziz Mohamed Elamin Abdelaziz Ziena. "Burnout among physicians in Saudi Arabia: a brief review." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 6 (2022), 408-410. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1640173700


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Abdelaziz Mohamed Elamin Abdelaziz Ziena. "Burnout among physicians in Saudi Arabia: a brief review." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 6.2 (2022), 408-410. Print. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1640173700


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Abdelaziz Mohamed Elamin Abdelaziz Ziena (2022) Burnout among physicians in Saudi Arabia: a brief review. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 6 (2), 408-410. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1640173700


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