Psycho-social sources of stress and burnout in schools: research on a sample of Italian teachers

Two Italian researchers, Maria Luisa Pedditzi and Marcello Nonnis, conducted a study with 882 teachers from the cities of Rome, Bari, Cagliari and Sassari. Their aim was to find out sources that are more able to predict the occurence of burnout. The study highlights that depersonalization is what most often affects the quality of both the teacher-student relationship and the teaching-learning process.

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