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ARE YOU A CANDIDATE FOR BURNOUT?
     · # of questions: 25
     · time required: 4-5 min.

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Job burnout can be damaging and difficult to recover from. The best cure, says Dr. Beverly Potter, is prevention. Take her test and find out how your emotional health rates.

1 = Never True
2 = Rarely True
3 = Sometimes True
4 = Usually True
5 = Always True

Question 1 2 3 4 5
1. I feel tired even when I've gotten adequate sleep.
2. I am dissatisfied with my work.
3. I feel sad for no apparent reason.
4. I am forgetful.
5. I am irritable and snap at people.
6. I avoid people at work and in my private life.
7. I have trouble sleeping due to worrying about work.
8. I get sick more than I used to.
9. My attitude about work is "why bother?"
10. I often get into conflicts.
11. My job performance is not up to par.
12. I use alcohol or drugs to feel better.
13. Communicating with others is a strain.
14. I can't concentrate on my work like I once could.
15. I am easily bored with my work.
16. I work hard but accomplish little.
17. I feel frustrated with my work.
18. I don't like going to work.
19. Social activities are draining.
20. Sex is not worth the effort.
21. I watch TV most of the time when not working.
22. I don't have much to look forward to in my work.
23. I worry about work during my off hours.
24. Feelings about work interfere with my personal life.
25. My work seems pointless.

 
*Reprinted with permission from Overcoming Job Burnout: How to Renew Enthusiasm for Work by Dr. Beverly Potter, published by Ronin Publishing, 1998, $14.95. Copyright 1993: Beverly A. Potter. For more information, see Docpotter.com.


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