We've probably all at one time or another have said we are just "burned out," but now that term is officially listed as a disease.

The World Health Organization just officially classified BURN OUT as a new disease.  The definition is, quote, "chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed."  And that means that soon, doctors will be able to diagnose burn out and prescribe treatments.

So what exactly are the symptoms of Burn Out?

  • Exhaustion . . .
  • Feeling negative, cynical, or detached from your job.
  • Less efficiency and effectiveness at work.

'This is the first time,' burn-out has been officially recognized in the ICD (International Classification of Diseases), WHO (World Health Organization) spokesman Tarik Jasarevic told reporters...

 

Source: (Daily Mail)