decreasing burnout and increasing job satisfaction.
Burnout, defined as a work-related syndrome characterized by emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and a sense of reduced accomplishment resulting from chronic workplacestress, 27 , 28 is a common
for interventions to combat workplacestress and reduce the psychological ailments that accompany it. The multi-theory model, which addresses both initiation and sustenance of health behavior changes, may represent a novel and effective approach for
(reflected in high staff turnover). 3,5,6,8,11 Furthermore, work motivation and effort can suffer to the point that caregivers take an “uncaring or callus attitude toward animals.” 3 In the extreme, workplacestressors also begin to have a serious health
veterinarians. Thus, there is an ardent need for interventions to combat workplacestress and to reduce the psychological ailments that accompany it in the veterinary profession. The AVMA and related groups have taken some action in this regard and acknowledge
worry for 6 months or longer that negatively impacts the individual’s quality of life.
Workplacestressors are an important risk factor for mental health concerns, especially when combined with absent support from superiors and colleagues. 4
portrays the true story of an individual who faced fatigue, frustration, and mental anguish associated with workplacestressors. We know that, over time, poor wellness may lead to helplessness, hopelessness, and incompetence, which in turn can cause
sticks, and psychosocial hazards from workplacestress, long work hours, and other factors that affect mental well-being.
The proportion of women in the veterinary profession in the United States has increased in recent years. More than 90% of
workload, translational research, and clinical trials
Veterinary practice workloads have been steadily increasing, and this can contribute to increased workplacestressors and adverse health effects for veterinarians. 55 Decision support tools that
-funded study to enhance women's careers in biomedical sciences . J Womens Health 2011 ; 20 : 1485 – 1496 . 10.1089/jwh.2011.2737
4. Hatch PH , Winefield HR , Christie BA , et al. Workplacestress, mental health, and burnout of veterinarians in
-related strain was perceived as a qualitatively distinct type of workplacestress, the intensity can both contribute to, and be influenced by, an individual's evaluation of overall job and life satisfaction. Results suggested that euthanasia-related work is