Stress and Burnouts

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1 Stress and Burnouts Stress and Burnouts Holly Cooper OMM618 Dr. Sheila Schmitz. January 24, 2011
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2 Stress and Burnouts At some point in an individual’s career they will suffer from some type of stress and even have a burnout. It doesn’t matter if a person absolutely loves their job; there will be days where they don’t want to work of feel overloaded. When an individual has a burnout, they have “exhaustion of physical or emotional strength or motivation usually as a result of prolonged stress or frustration." (Parvin, 2010, pg.7) A person does not have to be stressed or frustrated to have a burnout. The burnout comes before the stress and frustration. A person can work on a huge project and have a burnout, because they are working long hours, lack of sleep and no time for themselves and their family. If this continues for weeks at a time or even months, the person could become stressed and very frustrated. This is a transition of loving your job to hating it. When a person hates their job they will not work as hard or not even show up. It seems to become harder to deal with the challenges that we meet on the job, since the economy have went sour. “Day to day people have stress to look forward too each day that they wake up. Both the stress we take with us when we go to work and the stress that awaits us on the job are on the rise – and employers, managers, and workers all feel the added pressure”. (Seitel, 2010, pg.90) Stress has become a normal routine in most daily lives; productivity can decrease when the stress becomes excessive and leads to a
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