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The Effectiveness of Psychosocial Skills Training Packages on Stress and Burnout among Drivers. rph. 2015; 9 (1) :2-2
URL: http://rph.khu.ac.ir/article-1-2529-en.html
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The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of psychosocial skills training package on stress and burnout among drivers. This study was a semi-experimental research with a pre-test and post-test design. The sample group was selected utilizing available sampling procedure and included 196 drivers of the Tehran city bus company. The participants were randomly divided into five groups. These drivers participated in psychosocial training for nine sessions twice a week. All the participants completed both the Job Stress Questionnaire and the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) as the pre-test and post-test. Data were analyzed multivariate analysis of variance with repeated measure.The Results showed that participating in psychosocial skills training increased the mean of the sample group in most job stress’ subscales (p<0.001) and decreased the mean of burnout (p<0.003).
Stress and anger management, as well as healthy relationships are all effective components in creating well-being and reducing the destructive effects of tension and job burnout. Hence, due to the importance of some jobs such as driving which requires accuracy and concentration, applying the results of this study and other similar studies in order to reduce the effects of drivers’ tiredness and tension and increasing their accuracy, concentration and ability is needed.

Type of Study: Research |
Received: 2016/03/3 | Accepted: 2016/03/3 | Published: 2016/03/3

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