Prevalence and Associated Factors of Burnout Syndrome among Clinical Medical Students, Ubon Ratchathani University

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Sriarpa Auchayasawat
Suchanya Parichart Priamnong
Thanaporn Praken
Nuntikarn Ritdejch
Pattarabhorn Yingsanongchat
Panupong Usaneengamcharoen



Objective : Study prevalence and associated factors of burnout syndrome among clinical medical students, Ubon Ratchathani University.

Method :  The cross-sectional study were applied on the 133 medical students in clinical years, College of Medicine and Public Health, Ubon Ratchathani University, for the academic year of 2019.The online questionnaire was consisted of demographic data, learned and  practiced data and  the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI)-Thai version. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics consisting percentage, mean, range, standard deviation. The correlation was determined using Multiple logistic regression statistic in analyzing the influence of factors.

Results : The prevalence of burnout syndrome among clinical medical students of medical students in clinical years, it indicated 31.0%  were high level of burnout syndrome. The associated factors of high level of burnout syndrome was physical illness, repeatedly in  medical class, studied in Sisaket educational medical center and studied in  minor ward. The associated factors of emotional exhaustion aspect was physical illness, studied in Sisaket educational medical center and negative attitude about medical study. The factor affecting burnout syndrome in depersonalization aspect was financial problem, physical illness, below average of grade point average (GPA) and studied in Sisaket educational medical center. None of  the factors affecting burnout syndrome in personal accomplishment aspect.

Conclusion : One third of clinical medical students were high level of burnout syndrome. The Medical Education Center should give precedence to the medical student care both in terms of academic curriculum, screening and follow up both physical and mental illness.

 Keywords : burnout syndrome, medical student

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Auchayasawat, S. ., Parichart Priamnong, S. ., Praken, T. ., Ritdejch, N. ., Yingsanongchat, P. ., & Usaneengamcharoen, . P. . (2022). Prevalence and Associated Factors of Burnout Syndrome among Clinical Medical Students, Ubon Ratchathani University. Journal of the Psychiatric Association of Thailand, 67(1), 101–112. Retrieved from
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