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Journal Article

Burnout in mental health professionals: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prevalence and determinants.

O'Connor K, Neff DM, Pitman S. European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists. 2018;53:74-99.

Clinician burnout has been associated with decreased job satisfaction. Burnout may also be detrimental to patient safety. This systematic review and meta-analysis found high rates of burnout among mental health professionals. The authors recommend strategies to address burnout including promoting professional autonomy, developing teamwork, and providing quality clinical supervision.