WHO recognises ‘burn-out’
as medical condition
The World Health
Organization (WHO) has for the first time recognised “burn-out” in its
International Classification of Diseases (ICD). The decision was taken during
the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva.
Definition: In latest update of WHO’s
catalogue of diseases and injuries globally, WHO defined Burn-out as- syndrome
conceptualised as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not be...