The relationship between job stress, burnout and clinical depression.

  title={The relationship between job stress, burnout and clinical depression.},
  author={A. Iacovides and K. Fountoulakis and S. Kaprinis and G. Kaprinis},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  volume={75 3},
  • A. Iacovides, K. Fountoulakis, +1 author G. Kaprinis
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of affective disorders
  • The definition and phenomenological features of 'burnout' and its eventual relationship with depression and other clinical conditions are reviewed. Work is an indispensable way to make a decent and meaningful way of living, but can also be a source of stress for a variety of reasons. Feelings of inadequate control over one's work, frustrated hopes and expectations and the feeling of losing of life's meaning, seem to be independent causes of burnout, a term that describes a condition of… CONTINUE READING
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