Leadership

Burnout, Depression And Paranoid Ideation

Teachers who are burned out at work are experiencing symptoms of paranoia according to this study published in the scientific journal, Occupational Medicine. The aim of the study was to examine the relationship between burnout and paranoid ideation. The research found that those teachers who scored highly on the burnout scale were likely to be experiencing symptoms of paranoia.

Burnout is thought to result from unresolvable work stress and leads to people experiencing emotional exhaustion and depersonalisation, where they start to see others as impersonal objects. 

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