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Aim: To investigate the relationship among nurses and decrease in nurse burnout followed by primary research to compare the relationship of certain coping mechanisms and burnout levels. Setting and Subjects: Southern Adventist University and BS, MSN, DNP students. Results: Showed that practicing stress management and coping mechanisms contributed to a decrease in burnout levels, especially coworker support, family support, positive attitude/optimism, exercise/physical activity, and spirituality/religion. Conclusions: Primary research supported the findings from the initial research study, which gives further evidence that coping and stress management is important and effective in minimizing burnout levels.

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