Burnout

New method to measure work addiction

Researchers from Norway and the United Kingdom have developed a new instrument to measure work addiction: The Bergen Work Addiction Scale. The new instrument is based on core elements of addiction that are ...

Apr 23, 2012
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Researcher takes on 'empathy fatigue' in workplace

(Medical Xpress) -- A nurse refuses to help an ailing alcoholic who is upset to find a hospital detox unit closed. A hospital clerk brushes off a deceased woman's grieving family as they try to pay her bills ...

Dec 07, 2011
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Nurses struggle with moral distress - survey

(Medical Xpress) -- Almost 50 per cent of nurses surveyed in a New Zealand-first study have considered quitting after struggling with moral issues beyond their control.

Aug 14, 2012
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How are middle-aged women affected by burnout?

Emotional exhaustion and physical and cognitive fatigue are signs of burnout, often caused by prolonged exposure to stress. Burnout can cause negative health effects including poor sleep, depression, anxiety, ...

Jan 17, 2013
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Young soccer players show signs of burnout

Young elite players at professional soccer clubs are at risk of burnout before they leave school because of the perfectionist standards they feel coaches, parents and team members demand of them, according to a new study.

Jan 29, 2013
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Burnout or burn-out may refer to:

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