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Authors

  1. Balevre, Park S. MSN, RN-BC
  2. Cassells, Julie MSN, RN, OCN, NE-BC
  3. Buzaianu, Elena PhD

Abstract

This expanded (n = 648) replication study examines job-related burnout in practicing nurses in relation to five maladaptive thinking patterns at eight northeast Florida hospitals. Data supported the hypothesis that maladaptive thinking patterns may be related to nurses' burnout thoughts and behaviors. The focus of this research spotlights the individual nurse's thoughts, emotions, and actions and suggests that these burnout tendencies can be mitigated if not changed.