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Chapter 2 Burnout Syndrome in an International Setting

  title={Chapter 2 Burnout Syndrome in an International Setting},
  author={Francisco Javier Carod-Artal and Carolina Benigna V{\'a}zquez-Cabrera},
Burnout is a global concern and work-related stress has the potential to negatively affect the individual’s psychological and physical health, as well as an organization’s effectiveness. Therefore, it is recognized worldwide as a major challenge to workers’ health and the functioning of their organizations. In the last decade, several epidemiological studies have found a high prevalence of the professional stress syndrome of burnout in western and developing countries (Maslach et al. 2001… Expand
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