Salminen Stela, Tohtorikoulutettava / Doctoral student

Salminen Stela, Tohtorikoulutettava / Doctoral student

Education: MA (Psych.), M.Soc.Sc. (Soc.Psych.), B.Sc (Econ. & Bus.Adm.)

Research interests: Burnout, recovery, agency, qualitative research, narrative analysis, content analysis, spheres of meaning


Salminen, S., Mäkikangas, A., Hätinen, M., Kinnunen, U., Pekkonen, M. (2015). My Well-Being In My Own Hands: Experiences Of Beneficial Recovery During Burnout Rehabilitation. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 25 (4), 733-41. DOI: 10.1007/s10926-015-9581-6.

Salminen, S.,R.., Mäkikangas, A., & Feldt, T. (2014). Job Resources and Work Engagement: Optimism as Moderator Among Finnish Managers. Journal of European Psychology Students, 5(1), 69-77, DOI:

Current research:

My research focuses on recovery from burnout of participants in a national rehabilitation programme. It investigates the process of recovery over a two-year period, and provides an insight on the factors conducive to recovery. Participants’ experiences, manifestation of agency and meaning attributions to the process are examined by means of narrative analysis. In addition, the partners' experiences of individuals' burnout and recovery therefrom are explored and recommendations for inclusion of and providing support for family members are made.