Burnout is now classified as “a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed,” according to the World Health Organization (“WHO”)
The stress, depression and lack of feeling in control that comes with burnout are finally being formally recognized by the medical community: Burnout is now an official workplace syndrome.
The International Classification of Diseases, or the ICD-11, the World Health Organization’s handbook that helps medical providers diagnose diseases, classifies burnout as “a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.”
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