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Prevalence of Burnout Syndrome and Associated Factors Among Rural Health Workers (Behvarzes) in South Khorasan

Bita Bijari 1 , * and Ali Abassi 2
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1 Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, IR Iran
2 Health Center, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: October 01, 2016, 18 (10); e25390
  • Published Online: July 9, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 16, 2014
  • Revised: April 28, 2015
  • Accepted: May 18, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.25390

To Cite: Bijari B, Abassi A. Prevalence of Burnout Syndrome and Associated Factors Among Rural Health Workers (Behvarzes) in South Khorasan, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2016 ; 18(10):e25390. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.25390.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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