Generation of Burnout Phenomenon in Psychiatric Nurses and the Strategies to Address


  • Ruijia Yang



Burnout, Psychiatric Nurses, Influencing Factors


Burnout refers to a depleted state in the emotional attitude towards things produced by a long period of time under high intensity pressure. There is a loss of enthusiasm for work, a reduced sense of personal achievement, and increased dehumanisation. The study found that some psychiatric nurses' burnout is manifested as indifference, unwillingness to invest too much emotion and energy in treating patients, withdrawing themselves from patients by keeping a distance from them when they are emotionally out of control and hallucinating, considering work as a painful thing, not discussing their work with their family and friends, and generating a deep sense of fear when they suddenly receive a phone call about shift arrangements. In order to refine this phenomenon, the hospital should have a clear internal scheduling of shifts and set up incentive mechanisms such as job promotion and bonuses to regain nurses' motivation and sense of responsibility for their work.


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How to Cite

Yang, R. (2023). Generation of Burnout Phenomenon in Psychiatric Nurses and the Strategies to Address. International Journal of Biology and Life Sciences, 4(3), 33-35.