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A systematic review of stress among mental health social workers

Coyle, Dave, Edwards, Deborah Jayne ORCID:, Hannigan, Ben ORCID:, Fothergill, Anne and Burnard, Philip 2005. A systematic review of stress among mental health social workers. International Social Work 48 (2) , pp. 201-211. 10.1177/0020872805050492

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In the UK mental health social workers reported role conflict, role ambiguity and fulfilling statutory responsibilities as possible sources of stress. Burnout was related to workload, degree of involvement with patients, lack of social support and role conflict. Further work, which investigates coping strategies and stress management interventions, is recommended.

Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Schools: Healthcare Sciences
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISSN: 0020-8728
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2022 11:04

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