Burnout at work has been declared an occupational syndrome with a growing number of people saying they’re overwhelmed by stress on the job, reports CBS.
tress is known to cause a variety of health problems — everything from heart disease to insomnia to depression and obesity — and 80% of workers claim to feel stressed at work.
Now excessive stress is being called a new syndrome. Scientific studies have shown work-related stress levels have increased nearly 20% in three decades.
The World Health Organization has classified unmanaged stress on the job — burnout — as an occupational syndrome.