Burnout Impact on Medical Students’ Performance in the Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
Received Date: February 01, 2020; Published Date: February 11, 2020
Burnout is a mental condition described as a prolonged response to chronic emotional and interpersonal stressors on the job . It is characterized by emotional exhaustion, energy depletion, a feeling of personal inefficacy and cynicism. Many studies concluded that medical student have high level of burnout, ranging from 45% to 50% [1-4]. One huge study done in Saudi Arabia, have reported that burnout level was very high among medical students (76.8%) . Other study done in Lebanon found that burnout was higher among students in pre- clinic years comparing to clinic years (71%) [6,7].