Stress in the Ministry


Author: John Davey

Publisher: Gracewing Publishing

ISBN: 9780852443392

Category: Burn out (Psychology)

Page: 164

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The Cost of Caring


Author: Christina Maslach

Publisher: ISHK

ISBN: 1883536359

Category: Medical

Page: 276

View: 844

This book shows how to recognize, prevent and cure burnout syndrome for nurses, teachers, counselors, doctors, therapists, police, social workers, and anyone else who cares about and for people. Christina Maslach, the leading pioneer in research on burnout, offers help using illustrative examples and first-hand accounts. She points out what causes the feelings of emotional exhaustion, the callous indifference to people's problems, and the sense of inadequacy about one's ability to help and relate to others.



Author: Adrienne Maria Vrettos

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 141699470X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 2900

Months after coming out of alcohol and drug rehab, high school student Nan wakes up on the subway the day after Halloween with short hair, a torn Halloween costume, the words "Help me" on her chest, and no idea how she got there.

Understanding and Preventing Teacher Burnout

A Sourcebook of International Research and Practice


Author: Roland Vandenberghe,A. Michael Huberman,Prof Michael Huberman

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521622134

Category: Education

Page: 362

View: 9551

International specialists review research in the field of career burnout in this 2009 volume.

Burnout - Causes and prevention


Author: Christian Mogler

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3640170466

Category: Psychology

Page: 46

View: 6225

Research Paper (undergraduate) from the year 2008 in the subject Psychology - Diagnostics, grade: A-, Prairie Bible College (Prairie Bible College), 25 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Burnout, a term heard with increasing frequency these days, is becoming a prominent fact of life in the fast-paced and stress-filled 21st century. People in all walks of life are experiencing burnout, and many end up losing their jobs, their health, and sometimes their families because of it. Some even commit suicide as a way of escape. Since almost everybody will experience burnout to a certain degree in some stage of life, one may ask what exactly burnout is, what the warning signs are, how to deal with it and what can be done in order to prevent it. The aim of this paper is to answer those questions with a special emphasis on workaholic and ‘Type A’ personality burnout, since those people are most prone to the experience it. [...]

Professional Burnout

Recent Developments In Theory And Research


Author: Wilmar B. Schaufeli

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351421158

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 312

View: 3034

A rapidly growing number of people experience psychological strain at their workplace. In almost all industrialized countries, absenteeism and turnover rates increase, and an increasing amount of workers receive disablement benefits because of psychological problems. This book, first published in 1993, concentrates on a specific kind of occupational stress: burnout, the depletion of energy resources as a result of continuous emotional demands of the job. This volume presents theoretical perspectives that had been developed in the United States and Europe, discusses methodological issues, and examines organisational contexts. Written by an international group of leading scholars, this book will be of interest to students of both psychology and human resource management.

The Burnout Companion To Study And Practice

A Critical Analysis


Author: Wilmar Schaufeli,D. Enzmann

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780748406982

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 224

View: 9483

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 prevalent 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, measurement, assessment as well as intervention and treatment programmes.; This textbook should prove useful to occupational and organizational health and safety researchers and practitioners around the world. It should also be a valuable resource for human resources professional and related management professionals.

The Joy of Burnout

How the End of the World Can Be a New Beginning


Author: Dina Glouberman

Publisher: Dina Glouberman

ISBN: 0955545609

Category: Burn out (Psychology)

Page: 257

View: 2985


Funny car races


Author: Jay Denan

Publisher: Troll Communications Llc

ISBN: 9780893752569

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 723

Describes those supercharged dragsters known as "funny cars" that have become a popular addition to drag racing.