Work Burn Out

Work-place burnout is now officially a recognized mental health concern: What you should know

Burnout — the type of extreme stress or fatigue that can lead to everything from respiratory problems to gastrointestinal issues — is now officially a recognized mental health concern. The World Health Organization (WHO) included burnout in its International Classification of Diseases, or ICD-11, a diagnostic tool for medical providers. Burnout, called an “occupational phenomenon” by WHO, is…

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Burn-Out Has Officially Become A Medical Condition

Can the World Health Organisation classification help increase awareness of the fact that stress from overworking may lead to death? Update as of May 30: The World Health Organisation has released a statement clarifying their position, saying “burn-out is not classified as a medical condition.” According to this media release burn-out is now classified as “an occupational…

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