News tagged with emotional exhaustion

Job burnout can severely compromise heart health

Americans work longer hours, take fewer vacation days, and retire later than employees in other industrialized countries around the globe. With such demanding careers, it's no surprise that many experience job burnout—physical, ...

Mar 12, 2013
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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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Survey finds symptoms of burnout common among US physicians

A national survey of 7,288 physicians (26.7 percent participation rate) finds that 45.8 percent of physicians reported at least one symptom of burnout, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Me ...

Aug 20, 2012
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Nurse staffing, burnout linked to hospital infections

Nurse burnout leads to higher healthcare-associated infection rates (HAIs) and costs hospitals millions of additional dollars annually, according to a study published in the August issue of the American Journal of Infection Co ...

Jul 30, 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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