Investigating the Relationship between Dimensions of Psychological Capital and Stress and Exhaustion of Tehran Red Crescent Society Staff

Sepideh Rezaei, Amin Balaghi Inalo, Mehdi Rouhi Khalili


The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of dimensions of psychological capital (self-efficacy, optimism, hope and tolerance) on stress and job burnout. This research in terms of study orientation is applied, in terms of purpose of study is descriptive, in terms of nature is causal and library and a questionnaire methods are used as data collection tools. The statistical population of study is composed of Tehran's Red Crescent Society staff and analyzing the data collected from 244 returned questionnaires that are distributed by simple random sampling method among the sample members showed that self-efficacy, optimism and resilience to stress and job burnout have a significant and negative impact. This means that by increasing self-efficacy, optimism and resilience, job stress and burnout are reduced. Also, hope has a significant negative impact on job burnout.


psychological capital, self-efficacy, stress, job burnout.

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