COMPASSION SATISFACTION, SECONDARY TRAUMATIC STRESS AND BURNOUT AMONG RESCUERS

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Syed Muhammad Imran Haider Zaidi
Nazia Yaqoob
Husnain Saeed

Abstract

Objective: To explore the level of and relationship between compassion satisfaction
(CS), secondary traumatic stress (STS), and burnout (BO) and to find out
significant predictors of compassion satisfaction among rescuers.
Methodology: This study was based on cross-sectional survey research design.
It was conducted in Faisalabad Division from September to December 2016. A
sample of 185 men with mean age 32.45 ±5.64 paramedics (n=100) and firefighters (n=85) working in Rescue 1122 were selected with purposive sampling
technique from Faisalabad and Chiniot City. Professional Quality of Life scale
developed by Stamm (2009) was used to measure the level of CS, STS and BO
among paramedics and fire fighters.
Results: Significant positive relationship between CS and STS and significant
negative relationship between CS and BO among rescuers were observed (p
<0.01). Rescuers' have moderate level of CS, STS and BO. Compassion satisfaction was significantly predicted from age group, marital status, living area,
socioeconomic status, nature of job, STS and BO (F [7,177] =44.37, p =.001) R2
=.64.
Conclusion: Rescuers had average level of and significant relationship with
CS, STS, and BO. Compassion satisfaction was significantly predicted from age
group, marital status, living area, and socioeconomic status, nature of job, STS
and BO.

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Zaidi SMIH, Yaqoob N, Saeed H. COMPASSION SATISFACTION, SECONDARY TRAUMATIC STRESS AND BURNOUT AMONG RESCUERS. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2017 Aug. 10 [cited 2022 Jul. 7];31(3). Available from: https://www.jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/2137
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Author Biography

Syed Muhammad Imran Haider Zaidi, Govt. Municipal Degree College, Faisalabad

Lecturer Dept. of Psychology, Government Municipal Degree College, Faisalabad, Pakistan

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