The Burnout Companion to Study and Practice

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Burnout is a common metaphor for a state of extreme psychophysical exhaustion, usually work-related. This book provides an overview of the burnout syndrome from its earliest recorded occurrences to current empirical studies. It reviews perceptions that burnout is particularly prevelent among certain professional groups - police officers, social workers, teachers, financial traders - and introduces individual inter-personal, workload, occupational, organizational, social and cultural factors. Burnout deals with occurrence, ...

The Burnout Companion to Study and Practice 1998, CRC Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780748406975