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Judges and prosecuters experience a lot of stress in Taiwan

Posted Nov 04 2009 10:03pm

To examine the associations between occupational stress and burnout among among 211 judicial officers, comprising 87 judges and 98 procurators, in Taiwan, the job content questionnaire (JCQ), Siegrist’s effort–reward imbalance questionnaire (ERI), and the Copenhagen Burnout Inventory (CBI) were administered.

High psychological demand, effort, and overcommitment were significantly associated with both personal and work-related burnout. Low workplace social support was significantly associated with client-related burnout.

In general, occupational stress was associated with personal and work-related burnout for both judges and prosecutors.

Feng-Jen Tsai, Chang-Chuan Chan
Occupational stress and burnout of judges and procurators    International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health Read More…

To examine the associations between occupational stress and burnout among among 211 judicial officers, comprising 87 judges and 98 procurators, in Taiwan, the job content questionnaire (JCQ), Siegrist’s effort–reward imbalance questionnaire (ERI), and the Copenhagen Burnout Inventory (CBI) were administered.

High psychological demand, effort, and overcommitment were significantly associated with both personal and work-related burnout. Low workplace social support was significantly associated with client-related burnout.

In general, occupational stress was associated with personal and work-related burnout for both judges and prosecutors.

Feng-Jen Tsai, Chang-Chuan Chan
Occupational stress and burnout of judges and procurators    International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health Read More…

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