Tag: Assessment of burnout

New chapter on burning burnout questions

Burnout has been around for about half a century as a metaphor that refers to a psychological state that is characterized by mental exhaustion. Meanwhile, a myriad of scientific publications has appeared, not to mention the attention burnout received in the popular press. To date, over 18 thousand peer-reviewed papers on the burnout have been […]

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New review chapter on burnout

This chapter presents an overview of the current knowledge about burnout, a state of work-related mental exhaustion. It starts with the history and societal background of the phenomenon and discusses the concept and various definitions. Next, the assessment of burnout using questionnaires and clinical interviews is reviewed and an overview of its prevalence is presented. […]

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