Burnout

Stressed? Running on empty? It's not compassion fatigue

A 71-year-old man with advanced dementia is being wheeled into his residential care home by two paramedics after a scheduled MRI. They notice him smile as he feels the warmth of the morning sun on his usually forlorn face. ...

Jul 11, 2017
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How your doctor's health affects yours

Doctors' health tends to be broadly high compared to the general population. This is expected given their relative privilege. Health operates according to a social gradient – those with more, say, money and education, generally ...

Jun 08, 2017
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Brain imaging reveals neural roots of caring

When others suffer, we humans empathize. Our feelings of empathy take different forms, such as distress when we imagine and internalize someone's pain and compassion as we sympathize with their condition. These different ...

Jun 08, 2017
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School burnout

Recent research indicates that school burnout among adolescents is shared with parental work burnout. Children of parents suffering from burnout are more likely than others to experience school burnout. Funding from the Academy ...

Jan 19, 2010
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