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Table 3 Bivariate correlations between burnout symptoms, perceived stress, depressive symptoms and satisfaction with life

From: Psychometric properties of the Shirom-Melamed Burnout Measure (SMBM) among adolescents: results from three cross-sectional studies

  Physical exhaustion Cognitive weariness Emotional exhaustion Overall SMBM index
Sample 1: High school students (N = 249)
 Perceived stress (PSS) .58*** .55*** .24*** .37***
 Depressive symptoms (CES-D) .64*** .60*** .30*** .51***
 Satisfaction with life (SWLS) −.39*** −.39*** −.10 −.25***
Sample 2: Vocational students (N = 144)
 Perceived stress (ASQ) .35*** .50*** .42*** .54***
 Depressive symptoms (CES-D) .42*** .46*** .29*** .47***
 Satisfaction with life (SWLS) −.33*** −.34*** −.38*** −.41***
 Overall school burnout (SBI) .66*** .62*** .41*** .69***
  Exhaustion at school .47*** .51*** .29*** .52***
  Cynicism toward school .61*** .48*** .33*** .59***
  Sense of inadequacy .37*** .47*** .26*** .44***
Sample 3: Young elite athletes (N = 257)
 Perceived stress (PSS) .48*** .48*** .37*** .55***
 Depressive symptoms (PHQ9) .38*** .37*** .23*** .39***
 Satisfaction with life (SWLS) −.36*** −.34*** −.35*** −.43***
  1. SMBM Shirom-Melamed Burnout Measure, PSS Perceived Stress Scale, CES-D Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale, PHQ9 Patient Health Questionnaire 9, SBI School Burnout Inventory. SWLS Satisfaction with Life Scale
  2. *p < .05. **p < .01. ***p < .001