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Research in Medical Education 2016, 8(2): 60-68 Back to browse issues page
The relationship among academic burnout, academic engagement and performance of students of Lorestan University of Medical Sciences
E Ghadampour *, A Farhadi, F Naghibeiranvand
Community Medicine Dep,Faculty of Medicine, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran , ghadampour.e@gmail.com
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Introduction: academic burnout and exhaustion is one of the major challenges of education, that affects motivation, in this regards, study of academic burnout and its consequences is important. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship among academic burnout, academic engagement and performance in students of Lorestan University of Medical Sciences.

Methods: This is a descriptive -correlation study. The study population included all students of Lorestan University of Medical Sciences (n=2600). samples were 335 of different faculties, that selected by stratified sampling. To collect data, academic engagement questionnaire of schaufeli et.al and the academic burnout questionnaire of  Bersou et.al were applied. In addition, the academic performance was measured using the students GPA. Eventually, data were analyzed using the Pearson correlation coefficient and the stepwise multiple regression analysis by the means of SPSS-19 software.

Results: results showed that the mean values of variables for academic burnout, academic engagement and academic performance were 41/08, 50/97 and 15.93, respectively. There is a significant negative  relationship between academic burnout and academic engagement (P<0.001 ، r=-0.49).also, a significant negative relationship exists between academic burnout and academic performance (P<0.001، r=-0.17). The results of stepwise regression analysis showed that the factors of academic burnout can predict academic engagement (P<0.001) as well as Factors of academic burnout to predict academic performance (P<0.01).

Conclusion: The results of the research demonstrate relationship among academic burnout,   academic engagement and performance of students therefore, reducing burnout can improve and increase engagement and performance, and educational managers in universities of medical sciences consider burnout in educational planning to increase engagement

Keywords: Academic Burnout, Engagement, Performance, Medical Sciences, Students.
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Ghadampour E, Farhadi A, Naghibeiranvand F. The relationship among academic burnout, academic engagement and performance of students of Lorestan University of Medical Sciences. Research in Medical Education. 2016; 8 (2) :60-68
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