Arias-Galicia and González-Zermeño.

Professional exhaustion and quality of working life in educational communities in the public and private sectors.


Sample of 374 workers from 21 schools in the State of Morelos, 51.3% public institutions and 48.7% private.

Quantitative with significance level of 0.05. Student t was used for statistical analysis.

The Burnout Inventory (MBI Educators Survey), designed by Maslach, Jackson and Leiter (1996) for teaching staff. The Q-LABORS (Casas, Repullo, Lorenzo y Cañas, 2002). It was modified by adding demographic variables.

Those who belonged to public institutions presented greater depersonalization and feelings of lack of achievement in their work and vice versa, which indicated higher levels of satisfaction with their immediate superior, with colleagues and working hours, as well as fewer health problems.

Morelos, México.


Arias-Galicia and Fernández-Sánchez.

Burnout associated with organizational factors in the nursing workforce

Burnout, Work Area, Nursing

Sample of 176 nurses from three second level health care institutions (164 women and 12 men).


Burnout Inventory of Maslach, Jackson and Leiter (1996). Q-LABORS. (Casas, Repullo, Lorenzo and Cañas, 2002)-quality of working life in hospitals and sociodemographic data.

Professional exhaustion is related to professional factors.

Morelos, México.


Lima-Anzures and Juárez-García.

Labor stressors in public transport drivers.

Work Stressors

Unit of Analysis 191 men conducting public transport between 19 and 67 years.

Quali-Quantitative. Exploratory, descriptive and transversal.

Semi-structured interview with integration of sociodemographic data and stressors perceived by drivers.

There were 15 stressors among public transport drivers (traffic, time pressure and economic pressure to deliver the daily bill).

Cuernavaca, Morelos. México.


González-Arratia, Valdéz-Medina, Maya Pasaflores and González-Escobar

Resilience in children living in poverty in a rural community

Resilience, Poverty, Children

It shows 100 children of both sexes between 11 and 12 years old belonging to a rural community in Mexico (50 men and 50 women).

Quantitative: descriptive statistics and Student’s t-tests. Non-probabilistic sampling of intentional type.

Resilience Questionnaire (González Arratia, Valdez and Salazar, 2006) of 32 items.

High levels of resilience in the three dimensions of the instrument (internal protective factors, external protective factors and empathy).

Estado de México.