The relationship between happiness and vocation burnout teachers

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Mina Zarnaghash
Fazlolah Mirderikvand
Mohammad Ali Sepahvandi


The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between happiness and vocation burnout teachers. The sample of this study includes 186 teachers of Shiraz. The measurement tools were Maslash job burnout inventory (2001) and Aksford happiness scale (Valliant, 1993). Alpha Cronbach was calculated to determine the reliability of the questionnaires (0/80 & 0/93). Data was analyzed by regression and correlation.  Result shows significant relationship between happiness and vocation burnout (Emotional Exhaustion, -0/327) (Depersonalization, -0/228) (individual performance, 0.394). Result of regression shows that happiness is a good predictor for all of three components of job burnout at P<001.


Keywords: happiness, vocation burnout, emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, ındividual performance


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Zarnaghash, M., Mirderikvand, F., & Sepahvandi, M. A. (2015). The relationship between happiness and vocation burnout teachers. Global Journal of Guidance and Counseling in Schools: Current Perspectives, 5(1).


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