Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
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Leiter, M. P. 2010. Burnout. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–3.
- Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
Burnout is a chronic syndrome describing a dysfunctional relationship with work. People experiencing burnout are tired, uninvolved, and ineffective. The concept has been the focus of extensive research and consulting work since it was introduced in the mid-1970s.
Keywords: exhaustion; over worked; work demands; work stress