Burnout can be defined as a state of prolonged physical or mental stress. Its symptoms can include exhaustion, depression, anxiety, lack of joy from doing activities you used to enjoy, and just a general feeling of “I need a break!”
Patient managers as you work hard every day, defending your own health and that of members of your community. You write articles, manage forums, run support groups, respond to Instagram posts, create videos on TikTok, and so much more.
We asked our Health social network community members: What does burnout look like to you?