Compasssion satisfaction, compassion fatigue and burnout in Spain and Brazil: ProQOL validation and cross-cultural diagnosis.

Show simple item record Galiana, Laura Arena, Fernanda Oliver, Amparo Sansó Martínez, Noemí Enric Benito. 2018-10-10T11:29:06Z
dc.description.abstract [eng] Context: Palliative care professionals' quality of life has emerged as a growing issue of interest in healthcare literature, centered on concerns about professionals' compassion within a context of work characterized by pain and death. Objectives: The aim of this study is threefold: (1) to study the psychometric properties of both the Spanish and the Portuguese versions of the ProQOL scale, by means of confirmatory factor analyses; (2) to offer a diagnosis of compassion satisfaction and compassion fatigue levels of Spanish and Brazilian palliative care professionals; and (3) to compare levels in ProQOL between countries. Methods: Two surveys with a cross-sectional design were carried out. 161 Brazilian palliative care professionals and 385 Spanish participated in this study. Results: Confirmatory factor analysis for both the Spanish and the Portuguese versions showed an adequate fit. Reliability estimates were also adequate, with problems with the burnout dimension. Spanish and Brazilian palliative care professionals showed high levels of compassion satisfaction (specially, for the Brazilian samples), medium levels of secondary traumatic stress, and low levels of burnout. Finally, statistically significant differences in Spanish and Brazilian levels of compassion satisfaction and secondary traumatic stress were found, but not in burnout. Conclusion: the ProQOL shows psychometric goodness in its Spanish and Portuguese versions, although some items should be revised. Additionally, it is useful for diagnosis and is sensitive enough to distinguish nuances as the found between Brazilian and Spanish professionals.
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dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 2017
dc.subject.classification 3 - Ciències socials
dc.subject.other 3 - Social Science. Statistics. Demography. Sociology. Politics. Economics. Law. Public administration. Military affairs. Welfare. Insurance. Education. Cultural anthropology
dc.title Compasssion satisfaction, compassion fatigue and burnout in Spain and Brazil: ProQOL validation and cross-cultural diagnosis.
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dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/acceptedVersion 2018-10-10T11:29:06Z
dc.subject.keywords burnout syndrome
dc.subject.keywords Quality of life
dc.subject.keywords palliative care
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