Mental Health @ Home Insights into psychology: Psychological stress

What is… Psychological Stress

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's term: Psychological stress It seems that there's a day/week/month for just about anything these days, and the International Stress Management Association has declared this week to be International Stress Awareness Week.  I've written before about how stress affects the … Continue reading What is… Psychological Stress

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Mental Health @ Home Insights into psychology: burnout

What is… Burnout

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's term: burnout Burnout was first described in the 1970s by psychologist Herbert Freudenberger.  It's now included in the World Health Organization's (WHO) International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) as an occupational phenomenon that can influence health, although it's not a medical … Continue reading What is… Burnout

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