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The impact ofemotional burnout on general well-being of secondary school teachers

Introduction. Due to the increasing intensity of teachers’ work, it is advisable to pay special attention to traumatic psycho-emotional consequences, which include emotional burnout that has a noticeable negative impact on the health of the individual. 

Aim. To identify the possible impact of the emotional burnout syndrome on the overall well-being of secondary school teachers. 

Methods. The study is based on the results of the testing conducted according to the techniques “Burnout Questionnaire (MMI)” and “Index of  general (good) well-being” (WHO5, Well-Being Index, WHO). Statistical analysis (SPSS Statistics version 22) and Spearman's nonparametric correlation method were used to interpret the test results. 

Results. A moderate direct relationship between emotional burnout and the general well-being of  the individual was revealed. It  is noted that emotional burnout affects the overall well-being of teachers, the consequences of which are deterioration of the general well-being, decreased activity, increased anxiety, emotional exhaustion. 

Scientific novelty. Possible impact of  emotional burnout on  the general well-being of an individual was studied in the context of emotional and physical well-being of a modern secondary school teacher. 

Practical significance. The obtained results can be  used in  the development of  programmes for the prevention and correction of  the consequences of  emotional burnout of teachers.

For citation:

Kovyazina, I. , Klimenko, E. , & Ostyakova, G. (2023). The impact ofemotional burnout on general well-being of secondary school teachers. Vocational Education and Labour Market, null(1), 123–134. https://doi.org/10.52944/PORT.2023.52.1.008