What is burnout?
This chapter discusses recent changes in the workplace which have resulted in greater sources of stress for workers. Burnout is defined and distinguished from low morale, depression and stress. A consideration follows on how burnout manifests itself in terms of changes in behavior, feelings, thinking and physical and mental health.
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
Fourth Edition (DSM-IV)
International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems
10th Revision (ICD-10)
changes in feelings
changes in health
changes in thinking
changes in behavior
Over the last several decades, profound changes have occurred in ...