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Disruptive behavior on the job linked to depression, burnout

Hadley A et al. CCC48, Abstract 114

Key clinical point: Disruptive behavior in the health care setting has an impact on burnout and depression in staff.

Major finding: Settings in which disruptive behaviors were more common were more likely to have poor teamwork culture (P less than .001) and safety climate (P less than .001), and higher rates of depression (P less than .001).

Study details: Survey of 7,923 health care workers and 325 work settings at 16 hospitals.

Disclosures: No study funding was reported. Dr. Hadley and Dr. Rosenstein reported no relevant disclosures.


Hadley A et al. CCC48, Abstract 114.