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Professional Quality of Life in German Psychiatrists

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04165733
Recruitment Status : Suspended (Recruitment was suspended with the begin of the COVID-19 pandemic as this potentially has an incluence on our outcomes)
First Posted : November 18, 2019
Last Update Posted : January 28, 2021
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Moritz Petzold, Charite University, Berlin, Germany

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to assess professional quality of life in German psychiatrists working with patients with mental disorders.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Mental Disorder Burnout, Caregiver Burnout, Professional Diagnostic Test: Online questionnaire

Detailed Description:
The purpose of this study is to assess professional quality of life, which includes compassion satisfaction, burnout and secondary traumatization in psychiatrists, working with patients with mental disorders, in Germany.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Professional Quality of Life in German Psychiatrists Working With Patients With Mental Disorders
Actual Study Start Date : January 16, 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2021

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Psychiatrists in Germany
Psychiatrists in Germany currently working with patients with mental disorders
Diagnostic Test: Online questionnaire
Clinical psychologists in Germany currently working with patients with mental disorders




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Compassion Satisfaction [ Time Frame: 1 day ]
    Professional Quality of Life: Compassion Satisfaction and Fatigue Version 5 (ProQOL) - German Version - Subscale "Compassion Satisfaction" (Minimum: 10 - Maximum: 50 - Higher scores mean a higher compassion satisfaction.

  2. Burnout [ Time Frame: 1 day ]
    Professional Quality of Life: Compassion Satisfaction and Fatigue Version 5 (ProQOL) - German Version - Subscale "Burnout" (Minimum: 10 - Maximum: 50 - Higher scores mean a higher level of burnout.

  3. Traumatization [ Time Frame: 1 day ]
    Professional Quality of Life: Compassion Satisfaction and Fatigue Version 5 (ProQOL) - German Version - Subscale "Secondary Traumatization" (Minimum: 10 - Maximum: 50 - Higher scores mean a higher level of secondary traumatization.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Psychiatrists (already specialzied in psychiatry or currently in specialization for psychiatry) that currently work with patients with mental disorders in Germany.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Psychiatrits (Physician with specialization in psychiatry or currently in specialization for psychiatry)
  • Currently working with patients with mental disorders
  • At least 18 years old
  • Sufficient German skills for answering the questionnaire

Exclusion Criteria:

None


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04165733


Locations
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Germany
Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin - Department for Psychiatry and Psychotherpy - Charité Campus Mitte
Berlin, Germany, 10117
Sponsors and Collaborators
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Moritz B Petzold, Dipl.-Psych. Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin- Charité Campus Mitte - Department for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
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Responsible Party: Moritz Petzold, Principal Investigator, Charite University, Berlin, Germany
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04165733    
Other Study ID Numbers: ProQol_A
First Posted: November 18, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 28, 2021
Last Verified: January 2021
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by Moritz Petzold, Charite University, Berlin, Germany:
Professional quality of life
Compassion satisfaction
Burnout
Psychiatrists
Mental disorders
Mental health
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Burnout, Professional
Mental Disorders
Psychotic Disorders
Burnout, Psychological
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Stress, Psychological
Behavioral Symptoms
Occupational Stress
Occupational Diseases