What Does It Mean to Have “Burnout”?

10 · 09 · 21

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People talk about Burnout a lot. But what does it actually mean to have Burnout? In this video we answer that question!

RESEARCH provided by: Farah Mahmud, M.S. Doctoral Candidate, Clinical Psychology
Research consultants: R. Boccamazzo, PsyD, Dr. Patrick LaCount

Time Stamp:
1:48 – 2:15 Leiter, M.P. & Maslach, C. “Areas of Worklife: A Structured Approach to Organizational Predictors of Job Burnout,” in Research in Occupational Stress and Well-Being 3, eds. P.L. Perrewe & D.C. Ganster (Oxford: Elsevier, 2004): 91-134.

1:03 – Tweet from one of the Brains:

Take an informal assessment to get a sense of if you might be struggling with burnout: https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newTCS_08.htm (links to professional tools at the bottom of the article)

More resources:


ADHD Fatigue: What It Looks Like, How to Motivate


Be the Boss: 9 Sanity-Saving Strategies for ADHD Executives

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