Psicología desde el Caribe
versão On-line ISSN 2011-7485
GANTIVA DIAZ, Carlos Andrés; JAIMES TABARES, Steffany e VILLA OROZCO, Maria Clara. Burnout and coping strategies in teaching of primary and secondary. Psicol. caribe [online]. 2010, n.26, pp. 36-50. ISSN 2011-7485.
The objective of this research was to identify the relationship between coping strategies and burnout in primary and secondary school teachers from a school district of the city of Bogotá, D.C. (Colombia). For this we used a descriptive correlational design and worked with a sample of 47 elementary and high school teachers. Was used Maslash Burnout Inventory and the Coping Strategies Scale Modified. The results indicate average levels of burnout in participants, with major differences in teachers of grades six, seven and eight. Coping strategies are positively related with the syndrome are: a) wait b) emotional avoidance, and c) reflects the difficulty of coping. Those who are negatively related: a) solving problems and b) positive reappraisal.
Palavras-chave : Burnout; coping strategies; teachers.