Study engagement and burnout profiles among Finnish higher education students

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dc.contributor.author Salmela-Aro, Katariina
dc.contributor.author Read, Sanna
dc.date.accessioned 2018-02-05T09:50:09Z
dc.date.available 2018-02-05T09:50:09Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Salmela-Aro , K & Read , S 2017 , ' Study engagement and burnout profiles among Finnish higher education students ' , Burnout Research , vol. 7 , pp. 21 - 28 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.burn.2017.11.001
dc.identifier.other PURE: 97517414
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: c727ac14-3cc4-455d-9c93-3573b8f792da
dc.identifier.other Bibtex: urn:4d488459b3ffb693b18b291993c220ab
dc.identifier.other Scopus: 85034015313
dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0003-1901-4712/work/41400905
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/232053
dc.description.abstract A person-oriented approach was applied to identify profiles of study engagement and burnout (i.e., exhaustion, cynicism, inadequacy) in higher education in a large and representative sample of 12,394 higher education students at different phases of their studies in universities and polytechnics in Finland. Four profiles were identified: Engaged (44%), engaged-exhausted (30%) inefficacious (19%) and burned-out (7%). The engaged students had the most positive engagement accompanied with the least burnout symptoms compared to other groups. The engaged-exhausted students experienced emotional exhaustion simultaneously with academic engagement. The inefficacious group had heightened experience of inadequacy as a student. The burned-out students showed very high cynicism and inadequacy and very low academic engagement compared to the other groups. Of these groups, the engaged students tended to be in the earlier stages in their studies, whereas the burned-out and inefficacious students had been studying the longest. The pattern suggests that students starting out with high engagement and that burnout becomes more common later in the academic career. Supporting demands-resources model, the covariates reflecting the demands were higher and those reflecting resources were lower among the burned-out and inefficacious students compared to the engaged students. en
dc.format.extent 8
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Burnout Research
dc.rights cc_by_nc_nd
dc.rights.uri info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject Study burnout
dc.subject demands-resources
dc.subject study stage
dc.subject Higher education
dc.subject persons-oriented approach
dc.subject PROFILES
dc.subject study engagement
dc.subject 516 Educational sciences
dc.title Study engagement and burnout profiles among Finnish higher education students en
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.organization Department of Education
dc.contributor.organization Department of Psychology and Logopedics
dc.contributor.organization Minds Hub
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer reviewed
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1016/j.burn.2017.11.001
dc.relation.issn 2213-0586
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
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