Burnout Vs. Depression – How To Tell the Difference

Burnout versus depression- how do you tell the difference? Burnout is often viewed as a result of work stress or professional burnout. It can also feel like depression. It can be described as three things: exhaustion (cynicism), inefficacy, and cynicism.

This video explains how to distinguish between depression and burnout. It also explains how burnout occurs and how you can avoid it.

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Maslach C, Schaufeli W, Leiter M. Job burnout. Ann Rev Psychol. 2001;52: 397-422.

The Retired, Tired, and Recovered Doctor: Professional Burnout Versus Major Depression Disorder. Am J Psychiatry. 2018 Aug 1;175(8): 716-719.

Bianchi R. Schonfeld IS. Laurent E. Is depression
separable?in cluster analysis? A longitudinal study. Soc Psychiatry movement Psychiatr Epidemiol 2015; 50: 1005-1011

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