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Internal construct validity of the Shirom-Melamed Burnout Questionnaire (SMBQ)

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Title: Internal construct validity of the Shirom-Melamed Burnout Questionnaire (SMBQ)
Authors: Lundgren-Nilsson, Åsa
Jonsdottir, Ingibjörg H
Pallant, Julie
Ahlborg, Gunnar Jr
Issue Date: 3-Jan-2012
Publication type: article, peer reviewed scientific
Organization: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of clinical neuroscience and rehabilitation, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Per Dubbsgatan 14, plan 3, 413 45 Göteborg, Sweden
Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Citation: BMC Public Health. 2012 Jan 03;12(1):1
Abstract: Abstract Background Burnout is a mental condition defined as a result of continuous and long-term stress exposure, particularly related to psychosocial factors at work. This paper seeks to examine the psychometric properties of the Shirom-Melamed Burnout Questionnaire (SMBQ) for validation of use in a clinical setting. Methods Data from both a clinical (319) and general population (319) samples of health care and social insurance workers were included in the study. Data were analysed using both ... more
ISSN: 1471-2458
Description: available at the end of the article Lundgren-Nilsson et al. BMC Public Health 2012, 12:1 © 2011 Åsa et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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