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Burnout, Professional MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Burnout, Professional
Tree Number(s)
C24.580.500
F01.145.126.990.367.500
F02.830.900.333.500
Unique ID
D002055
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002055
Scope Note
An excessive stress reaction to one's occupational or professional environment. It may be characterized by feelings of emotional and physical exhaustion, coupled with a sense of frustration and failure.
Entry Term(s)
Career Burnout
Occupational Burnout
NLM Classification #
WA 495
Previous Indexing
Stress, Psychological (1969-1982)
Public MeSH Note
1990; see STRESS, PSYCHOLOGICAL 1983-1989
History Note
1990 (1983); use STRESS, PSYCHOLOGICAL 1983-1989
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1982/04/27
Revision Date
2018/01/16
Burnout, Professional Preferred
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