burnout

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burnout

[′bərn‚au̇t]
(aerospace engineering)
An act or instance of fuel or oxidant depletion or of depletion of both at once.
The time at which this depletion occurs.
The point on a rocket trajectory at which this depletion occurs.
(electricity)
Failure of a device due to excessive heat produced by excessive current.
(engineering)
An instance of a device or a part overheating so as to result in destruction or damage.
(graphic arts)
A degree of exposure of a diazo-coated material that renders the film incapable of producing density when developed because the photosensitive diazo component has been destroyed.
(nucleonics)
To receive the greatest amount of radiation permissible during a given time.
The point at which the heat flux across a surface causes film-blanketing of the surface, resulting in a drop in the film heat-transfer coefficient, overheating, and possible surface failure.
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Job burnout is a phenomenon in which the collective effects of work environment pressure gradually overwhelm the individual and force him/her to psychologically retreat [8].
Because there is no study regarding job burnout among Zahedan University of Medical Sciences staff, we felt the need for such a research.
To collect the required information, a questionnaire consisting of two parts was used, the first part of which was related to the demographic characteristics (age, gender, work history, and marital status), and the second part was related to Maslach's job burnout inventory which contained twenty-two items, and it dealt with the assessment of emotional exhaustion, depersonalization phenomena, and reduced personal accomplishment in the format of professional activities, and it has been particularly applied for the evaluation and prevention of the weariness and tiredness in professional groups, such as nurses and teachers.
The experience of too much pressure and very few sources of satisfaction can develop into a feeling of exhaustion leading to burnout.
Burnout is a psychological term for the negative response to chronic job-related emotional stress.
We hypothesized that healthy workers with chronic stress and with mild burnout symptoms would have worse physiological dysregulations and lower cortisol levels - a profile consistent with burnout," said Juster.
The levels of stress hormone cortisol are often high in people suffering from depression, while it tends to be low in cases of burnout.
Most of the cars in the burnouts are rear-wheel drive, so their smoke generally blows behind the car.
Most cars sustain little damage in the burnouts beyond bald or blown-out tires.