Volume 17, Issue 5 (Dec-Jan 2013)                   J Qazvin Univ Med Sci 2013, 17(5): 62-65 | Back to browse issues page

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  The aim of this study was to compare the frequency and intensity of burnout among nurses with high humor scores (n=30) and those with low humor scores (n=30) in Qazvin City, 2011. Subjects were selected by cluster random sampling and targeted sampling methods. The measurement tools included two questionnaires: the Sense of Humor Questionnaire (SHQ) and the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI). Data were analyzed by descriptive statistics and analytical statistics using ANOVA. F requency and intensity of burnout was lower in nurses with high humor scores compared to nurses with low humor scores .





Keywords: Humor, Burnout, Nurses
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Type of Study: Short communication | Subject: Psychology