Research Updates

Sleep, burnout and RTW

Gabrielle Lis

For employees with burnout, recovery and return to work is possible. What role does sleep play?

Burnout is one of those words we tend to throw around at work – “Oh God, I’m so burnt out, oh look, here’s my 2pm coffee and now I feel fiiiine,” – but for some workers it’s a serious condition that doesn’t tend to get better on its own. Burnout is characterised by severe exhaustion, a cynical attitude towards work and low productivity. It’s not pleasant but people can tolerate it, with...

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