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This is the shocking truth about burnout

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This is the shocking truth about burnout

Only now is the professional sector starting to appreciate the weight and depth of burnout in the workplace.

What was once simply considered part and parcel of holding down a good job, is now truly understood to be an illness with potentially devastating repercussions. Earlier this year, the World Heath Organisation (WHO) reclassified its definition of burnout and deemed it an ‘occupational phenomenon’ stating: “Burnout is a syndrome conceptualised as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.

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Comments (1)

  • Mrs Fiona Madraa
    Mrs Fiona Madraa
    Tue, 20 Aug 2019 9:56am BST
    This is interesting, burnout results to detoriation in performance at workplace and affect family life aswell.
    This is very common in most NGO settings

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