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Youngsters suffer burnout in quest for perfection, study says

Researchers from the University of Leeds found that some school-age footballers were showing signs of chronic stress, exhaustion and disillusion with the sport given the demands for perfection from coaches, parents and teammates.

Thursday, 31 January, 2013, 4:26am

Burnout plaguing 30pc of doctors

Thirty per cent of doctors in public hospitals are suffering from extreme exhaustion, some harbouring suicidal thoughts, according to a study using an internationally recognised test for burnout.

2 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Leadership elements

Which businesses present special challenges for your company? Since each business is different, it is difficult to employ a common model. However, the basics are similar in that they all involve an assessment of risks and returns.

19 May 2007 - 12:00am

Burnout takes its toll on local workers

IF WORK IS making you tired, restless, playing havoc with your weight or turning you into a cynic, you are not alone.

According to a recent employment survey of 525 local companies conducted by recruitment firm Hudson, Hong Kong has the highest incidence of staff burnout among all the markets surveyed in Asia. It has overtaken Japan for the number one spot.

20 May 2006 - 12:00am

Beijing's high flyers dying to get ahead

The tired old phrase 'Hard work never killed anyone' could turn out to be false if karoshi - the Japanese term for death by overwork - really is prowling the offices of the capital.

Urban professionals are looking over their shoulders after the premature death of three high-profile public figures in the past two months.

8 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Fresh strategies can help revitalise professionals suffering burnout

IF YOU THINK you are suffering from burnout (sometimes referred to as a mid-life crisis), it is time to think carefully about your next step.

9 Oct 2004 - 12:00am