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Stress and Burnout continued

The D’s of Burnout


Demoralizes: you believe you’re no longer effective.


Depersonalization: you begin to treat others and yourself in impersonal ways.


Detachment: you withdraw from all responsibilities.


Distance yourself from interpersonal contacts.


Defeated: feeling of being beaten.


(Taken from class notes, Dr. Doug Dickens, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary)

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