Job stress and burnout: research, theory, and intervention perspectives

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Sage Publications, 1982 - Psychology - 296 pages
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Experts on burnout discuss in this volume its symptoms and processes, and ways of understanding the syndrome. The causes of job stress, its relationship to broader social trends, and the economic costs of burnout are also defined and analyzed. The second half of the book describes effective interventions, both with individuals and organizations.

`The book is well written and easy to read. Recommended for both lower-division and advanced undergraduates as wll as graduate or professional students interested in the topic.' -- Choice, October 1983

`...most of the papers in this collection are informative, clearly written, and stimulating. There are significant theoretical contributions as well as many practical guidelines for educators, trainers, administrators, and consultants who are interested in preventing or limiting burnout and treating its victims.' -- Personnel Psychology, Vol 36 No 4, Winter 1983

`This is an excellent resource for the professional's bookshelf. For the student who has not been extensively exposed to the literature previously, the volume should be of even greater value.' -- Contemporary Psychology, Vol 29 No 6, 1984

`The book is recommended if one wishes to know the state of the art with burnout...' -- Journal of Occupational Psychology, Vol 57 No 2, 1984

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