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Volume 2016, Article ID 6960184, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6960184
Research Article

Demographics and Personality Factors Associated with Burnout among Nurses in a Singapore Tertiary Hospital

1Nursing Division, Singapore General Hospital, Bowyer Block, 11 Third Hospital Avenue, Singapore 168751
2School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine, Curtin University, Building 405, Kent Street, Bentley, WA 6102, Australia

Received 7 March 2016; Revised 10 June 2016; Accepted 13 June 2016

Academic Editor: Alberto Raggi

Copyright © 2016 Shin Yuh Ang et al. This is an open access article distributed under 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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