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Job Burnout Reaching an Unprecedented Level and Half of US Physicians Experiencing Professional Burnout

Job Burnout Reaching an Unprecedented Level and Half of US Physicians Experiencing Professional Burnout

According to a recent Fast Company article, job burnout, in general, is reaching an unprecedented level, and as per a January 2017  Mayo Clinic Proceedings report “50% of US physicians are experiencing professional burnout”. Burnout syndrome is mostly a work-related condition and the subject’s response to chronic work-related stress. According to the classical definition, this […]

Forbes Magazine and Stress Awareness in America

Forbes Magazine and Stress Awareness in America

According to Dr. Robert Pearl, and his recent article in Forbes magazine, psychological stress – a very common problem in America – is often overlooked and represents an issue not properly managed by doctors and the health care system. Moreover, associations of stress with common human diseases are poorly understood by many clinicians and, thus, […]

Coping with Stress and Subtypes of Burnout Linked To Specific Detrimental Coping Strategies

Coping with Stress and Subtypes of Burnout Linked To Specific Detrimental Coping Strategies

A new study published in the journal PLOS ONE by Jesus Montero-Marin and colleagues from the University of Zaragoza, Spain, suggests that different subtypes of burnout are each related to specific detrimental coping strategies. The “burnout syndrome” includes the dimensions of exhaustion, cynicism and professional inefficacy that come with work-related stress. The interactions between burnout […]