Happiness among dentists: a multi-scale, multi-national study from 21 countries


Alhajj M. N. , Omar R., Khader Y., Celebic A., El Tantawi M., Folayan M. O. , ...More

INTERNATIONAL DENTAL JOURNAL, vol.70, no.5, pp.328-339, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 70 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/idj.12579
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL DENTAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.328-339
  • Keywords: Dental profession, happiness, subjective well-being, quality of life, JOB-SATISFACTION, SUBJECTIVE HAPPINESS, PERCEIVED STRESS, BURNOUT, CAREER, HEALTH, IMPACT, HAPPY, PERCEPTIONS, SUICIDE

Abstract

Objectives The extent to which dentists are happy with their profession and their life has not been well studied. The present study aimed to explore the level of happiness, satisfaction with life and psychological well-being among a sample of dental professionals from 21 countries.