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Recognizing and Preventing Burnout

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02825004
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 7, 2016
Last Update Posted : February 1, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Paolo Banfi, Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi Onlus

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to prevent burnout and offer the hospital staff a space for processing the emotional experiences.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Burnout, Professionals Behavioral: Psychological Intervention Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Recognizing and Preventing Burnout: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial
Study Start Date : June 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2018

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Psychological Intervention
All the professionals workers involved in the experimental group will attend three intensive psychological meetings about emotional exhaustion, depersonalisation, low personal accomplishment and how to improve coping skills.
Behavioral: Psychological Intervention
No Intervention: Control Group
There is not any intervention.



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Changes in burnout, as assessed by the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) (Maslach C., 1981) between baseline (T0), 6 months (T1) and 12 months (T2) [ Time Frame: At the baseline (T0), 6 months (T1) and 12 months (T2) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Changes in coping strategies as assessed by the Coping Orientation to Problems Experienced (COPE) (Carver et al., 1989) between baseline (T0), 6 months (T1) and 12 months (T2) [ Time Frame: At the baseline (T0), 6 months (T1) and 12 months (T2) ]
  2. Changes in psychological symptoms as assessed by the Symptom Checklist-90-R (Prunas et al., 2012) between baseline (T0), 6 months (T1) and 12 months (T2) [ Time Frame: At the baseline (T0), 6 months (T1) and 12 months (T2) ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Doctors, physiotherapists, nurses and care workers
  • Be a Professional Worker at the Rehabilitation Respiratory Unit
  • Age > 18 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Refusal at the Informed Consent

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02825004


Locations
Italy
Paolo Banfi
Milan, Italy, 20148
Sponsors and Collaborators
Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi Onlus

Publications of Results:
Responsible Party: Paolo Banfi, M.D., Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi Onlus
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02825004     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FDG_BURN01_HP
First Posted: July 7, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 1, 2018
Last Verified: January 2018
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

Keywords provided by Paolo Banfi, Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi Onlus:
Burnout
Health Care Workers
Coping Skills
Clinical Trial

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Burnout, Professional
Occupational Diseases