2.2.1. Dimensions of Burnout According to Maslach, burnout can be a collection of several dimensions such as emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and decreased personal accomplishment (Maslach et al. 2001): 1. Emotional exhaustion is defined as the feeling that someone has or suffer from excessive burden and feels suffering because of his/her job. This aspect is the most important aspect in burnout and the most frequently reported.
Burnout is associated with bad self perception of health and a huge quantity of somatic complaints (Buunk BP, Schaufeli WB (1999). Burnout is same in all individuals with changed dimension of symptoms. In the context of classical definition of burnout, it includes the dimensions of exhaustion, cynicism and professional inefficacy. Exhaustion is the feelings of not being able to offer any more to oneself at an emotional level, cynicism related to a reserve attitude toward work those served by it or others. Inefficacy is not performing task or incompetent at work (Maslach C, Schaufeli WB, Leiter M (2001) Job
Burnout in Sport Sport Psychology: Theory and Practice – Chapter Twenty. Article: Interaction of athletes’ resilience and coaches’ social support on the stress- burnout relationship: a conjunctive moderation process. Discussion: Burnout is a state of physical and psychological exhaustion that follows staleness. Both staleness and burnout are characterised by poor performances and psychological disturbances, of which depression is the most common. (Potgieter, 2006) According to Potgieter (2006), burnout is not a sudden occurrence and he therefore states that there are different stages of burnout: 1.
Scope of the Problem One research study on compassion fatigue and burnout found that “burnout has been more closely associated with systemic stressors in the work environment (Malachi, 2003), and compassion fatigue has been associated with the demands of interacting with traumatized clients (Figley, 1995) and with the number of hours spent providing them with therapeutic services” (Kassam-Adams, 1999; Flannelly et al., 2005). Social workers that work with traumatized clients and spend more hours working with clients is a key factor that contributes to compassion fatigue compared to work-settings and other factors that contribute to burnout. “However, certain personal resources were even stronger predictors of burnout. Compassion satisfaction,
According to Hylton (2015), unaddressed workplace stress may result in burnout. Intrinsically, dealing with work-related stress helps clinicians reduce or avoid burnout. Workplace stress can be managed through improved communication (verbal, non-verbal and
12). As such, burnout is a psychological symptom of chronic exhaustion, inefficacy and cynicism. Exhaustion results from a person’s experience with stressful situations such that their physical and emotional resources become inefficient. When workers are exhausted, they have low initiative for work hence an even lower capacity for demanding tasks (Persily, 2013, Pg. 7).
According to Aditya, et al. (2015), burnout is a feeling developed with time, and it comes in the form of- being exhausted emotionally, reduced ability to make desired accomplishments, and poor delivery of services required. Failure to perform at the workplace and to realize personal achievements makes one develop a sense of weakness, and this outcome negatively impacts job satisfaction and quality of patient care among other vital things. The condition worsens to a level at which, a nurse may be unable to work well with his/her
Burnout & Exhaustion Effect Burnout is a debilitating psychological condition carried out by a depletion energy, resilience to illness, inefficiency at work, insecurities, or absorbing the emotional context of others people problems. In comparison, burnout mimics chronic exhaustion and negative attitudes toward work, self, and
A scientific researcher must ensure that his expertise to carry out his duties stays at a proper level. The main message is: be scrupulous in everything you do in science. - having moral integrity - punctiliously exact - the actions are scrupulousness if they are performed with care, dedication and precision - not inflicting unnecessary or disproportional damage to the interests of third parties. 2. Reliability A scientific practitioner should be reliable when performing and reporting research and also in the transfer of his knowledge to others.
In an interview with a clinician in a Chicago Hospice dealing with marriage and family therapy among individuals and families who are in crisis, the clinician termed burnout and compassion fatigue as the most challenging aspects of his work. Burnout and compassion fatigue is brought about by instances of empathy for the patients as well as failing to meet productivity standards. The clinician said that they use self-reflection to deal with the challenges of burnout and compassion fatigue. The self-reflection strategies help the interviewee to identify the emotions they are feeling and the reasons behind such feelings. Such may be as a result of non-work related activities, which would help out in distinguishing between the two.