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ISRN Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2012, Article ID 593876, 6 pages
Research Article

Triggering Risk Factors of the Burnout Syndrome in Ob/Gyn Physicians from a Reference Public University of Brazil

1Department of Obstetrics, Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP), 05303-000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
2Department of Psychology, State University of Maringá (UEM), 87020-900 Maringá, PR, Brazil
3Department of Labor and Social Psychology, Institute of Psychology, São Paulo University (IPUSP), 05508-030 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
4Department of Experimental Psychology, Institute of Psychology, São Paulo University (IPUSP), 05508-030 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
5Centre for Studies and Research in Psychology and Health (Nemeton), 04533-012 São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Received 24 October 2012; Accepted 8 November 2012

Academic Editors: C. Iavazzo and S. Palomba

Copyright © 2012 Fátima Ferreira Bortoletti 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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