Prevalence Of Burnout Syndrome And Factors Associated With University Teachers

  • Ericka Silva Holmes
  • Sérgio Ribeiro dos Santos
  • Anna Alice Figuerêdo de Almeida
  • Rozileide Martins Simões Candeia
  • Laura Cristhiane Mendonça Rezende Chaves
  • Ana Eloísa Cruz de Oliveira
  • Leila de Cássia Tavares da Fonseca
  • Maria Bernadete de Sousa Costa
  • Jaqueline Brito Vidal Batista
  • Gerson da Silva Ribeiro
  • Aurilene Josefa Cartaxo Gomes de Arruda
  • João Agnaldo do Nascimento


This is a systematic review that sought to identify the prevalence and factors associated with Burnout Syndrome in university teachers. The collection of the studies was done through descriptors in databases, which resulted in the selection of 8 articles. The prevalence for burnout had a small variation, but presented worrying values. The most frequent associated factors were: work overload, accumulation of activities beyond teaching, high employment ties, devaluation of the work performed and low remuneration. Burnout is still little recognized and studied in the category of university teachers, and it is difficult to identify an exact prevalence for this category. However, the associated factors are well defined and should be considered as a starting point for the prevention of the syndrome.

Mar 19, 2017
How to Cite
SILVA HOLMES, Ericka et al. Prevalence Of Burnout Syndrome And Factors Associated With University Teachers. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 10, mar. 2017. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 26 mar. 2017. doi:

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