Systematic review on stress, insomnia, and burnout syndrome in secondary school teachers



Palabras clave:

stress, burnout, teachers


This systemic review article aimed to analyze the symptoms of stress, insomnia, and burnout syndrome in secondary school teachers. The PICO methodology was adapted for the research question and the PRISMA methodology for the article review and selection process. As a result, it was found that profesional stress occurs when there is dissatisfaction or restrictions in the environment in which it is exercised; when the preparation of the person has ceased before an elaboration of organizations, as well as the deterioration of the teacher’s vitality because of the stress produced. Burnout syndrome is a reaction to chronic professional stress; the amplitudes that stand out in burnout síndrome are related to stress levels and insomnia. In conclusion, burnout síndrome tends to be more pronounced in teachers because they have direct contact with people; also, the current economic and political factors directly influence the development of their daily activity; in this way, when all these factors come together, it is possible to suffer from burnout.

Biografía del autor/a

Diego Rivera Porras, Universidad Simón Bolívar

Professor at Universidad Simón Bolívar, Facultad de Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales, Cúcuta, Colombia.

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Cómo citar

Lobo Ortiz, V., Castañeda Bustos, Y. V., & Rivera Porras, D. (2023). Systematic review on stress, insomnia, and burnout syndrome in secondary school teachers. Revista UNIMAR, 41(2), 203–226.


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