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G.E.R. Tummers, P.P.M. Janssen, A. Landeweerd andI. Houkes. A comparative study of work characteristics and reactions between general and mental health nurses: a multisample analysis. Journal of Advanced Nursing 36, 151–163.

The authors of the above article would like to correct part of the conclusion to their paper. Under the heading `Practical implications', the final paragraph should read:

Second, we found that emotional exhaustion was higher among mental health nurses compared with general nurses. In addition, social support proved to be an important predictor of emotional exhaustion. Social support could be improved, for example, by creating social networks and social resources by providing courses on team building (de Jonge 1995).