Inquiry into the correlation between burnout and depression.

  title={Inquiry into the correlation between burnout and depression.},
  author={Irvin Sam Schonfeld and Jay Verkuilen and Renzo Bianchi},
  journal={Journal of occupational health psychology},
The extent to which burnout refers to anything other than a depressive condition remains an object of controversy among occupational health specialists. In three studies conducted in two different countries and two different languages, we investigated the discriminant validity of burnout scales by evaluating the magnitude of the correlation between (latent) burnout and (latent) depression. In Study 1 (N = 911), burnout was assessed with the Maslach Burnout Inventory-General Survey's Exhaustion… 

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