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Ausbrennen Burnout Mann

Burn out

stress  is a fact of working life, but extreme and unrelenting pressure can lead to a debilitating condition we call burnout. 

Burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolongedwork stressis caused. Extremely lofty goals, strong commitment to work, and a heightened sense of duty put one at risk of burnout. When working conditions are stifling, goals are not met, and neither the employee nor the work community has sufficient skills or resources to resolve problems and conflicts, there is a risk of burnout.

Stress and burnout are increasing “dramatically” in Swiss workplaces. Workers in Switzerland are suffering from more stress and burnout than ever before. The burnout rate in the Swiss workplace has increased dramatically since 2012, with work stoppages increasing by 50%.The government in Switzerland estimates the costsof stress and burnout to around 10 billion Swiss francs a year. In the report in theSwiss newspaper NZZ on Sundaywas published, it says that burnout is not only increasing, but that individual symptoms last longer.

Common effects of Burnout

In 2019 hasthe World Health Organization (WHO)included burnout as an "occupational syndrome" in their 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). The WHO made it clear that it does not classify burnout as a disease, but as a reason people may contact health services other than diseases or medical conditions.

There are many effects that work burnout can have on mental health. People suffering from burnout at work may be at risk for:

  • fear

  • depression

  • distress

  • Depersonalization, often called burnout cynicism

  • lack of energy or exhaustion

  • lack of motivation

  • Negative or cynical attitude towards life

  • Reduced job efficiency or sense of accomplishment​

  • Bad decision making

  • Shortened attention span

  • lack of motivation

  • Negative or cynical attitude towards life

The difference between Stress and Burnout
  • stress-Burn out

  • Characterized by over-commitment -Characterized by withdrawal.

  • Emotions are overreactive -Emotions are blunted.

  • Generates urgency and hyperactivity -Generates helplessness and hopelessness.

  • energy loss -Loss of motivation, ideals and hope.

  • Leads to anxiety disorders -Leads to detachment and depression.

  • Primary damage is physical -Primary damage is emotional.

  • May kill you prematurely -Can't make life seem worth living.

When to seek help because of Burnout?

Cauterization, in any form, can have serious consequences if left untreated. Talking openly about it - either with a spouse, family member, friend, or therapist - is often the first step to addressing your symptoms, getting needed help, and avoiding negative outcomes. Burnout treatment generally focuses on reducing burnout symptoms, preventing future burnout by learning coping skills, and slowly returning to work. At Praxis Alive, we are here for you if you decide to seek professional help in the form of burnout therapy. 


(Please get it immediatelyemergency aidif you have chest pain, especially if you also have shortness of breath, jaw or back pain, shoulder and arm pain, sweating, dizziness or nausea. These can be warning signs of a heart attack and not just stress symptoms).

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