Burnout-the Indelicate Reality of Job Exhaustion 9/20/16

“Burnout”: The Indelicate Reality of Job Exhaustion (Frank J. Ninivaggi M.D., 9/20/16)

““Burnout” sounds like a dirty word. It evokes images of someone who is “fried,” depleted, drained, spent, crumbling, and virtually lifeless…The term has been used for the last 40 years and is gaining popularity…One’s personality, temperament, and disposition with its level of resilience play a significant role in the way stress is handled…People who are trying to make sense of what is happening feel overwhelmed at coming to sensible conclusions because of the morass of events—not in their control…Burnout detonates when both perception and real environmental conditions as mentioned earlier reach intolerable proportions…All treatment first begins with recognition and prevention…Organization needs to acknowledge the problem in workers and on every level of management…The buzz word is “engagement.” ”

Read more: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/envy/201609/burnout-the-indelicate-reality-job-exhaustion

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