Burnout in the general population. Results from the Finnish Health 2000 Study.

@article{Ahola2006BurnoutIT,
  title={Burnout in the general population. Results from the Finnish Health 2000 Study.},
  author={K. Ahola and Tieja Honkonen and Erkki Isomets{\"a} and Raija Kalimo and Erkki Nykyri and Seppo Koskinen and Arpo R J Aromaa and Jouko L{\"o}nnqvist},
  journal={Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={11-7}
}
BACKGROUND Burnout is a chronic stress syndrome which develops gradually as a consequence of prolonged stress situation. Socio-demographic factors related to job-related burnout have not been studied in the whole population. We investigated the relative differences in the level of burnout between groups based on various socio-demographic factors in the population-based Finnish sample. METHODS The nationally representative sample comprised 3,424 employees aged 30-64 years. Burnout was assessed… CONTINUE READING

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