Category: Health

Burnout is now classified by WHO as a work related phenomenon

On Tuesday, May 8, 2019, NBC News reported that the World Health Organization (WHO) has now classified ‘burnout’ as an occupational phenomenon. The term ‘burnout’ was coined back in the mid-1970s by psychologist Herbert Freudenberger who used it to describe the condition of people who experienced mental or physical collapse due to overworking or