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Why does Argentina lead the regional ranking of burnout syndrome?

Argentina is the country in the region with the highest percentage of people who claim to suffer from burnout, according to data from the private sector.

Among the symptoms experienced is a “lack of energy or extreme tiredness and negativism or cynicism” about their job.

“The World Health Organization defines burnout syndrome as a general state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion generated by situations of chronic stress in the work environment,” explained the analysis prepared by the online employment portal Bumeran.

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Why does Argentina lead the regional ranking of burnout syndrome? (Photo internet reproduction)

It also clarified that “the WHO has recognized burnout as a disease, and it will be included in the International Statistical Classification of Diseases”.

According to the analysis, those who work in Argentina are the ones who most report feeling the syndrome.

“Eighty-six percent of Argentines do so compared to 82% of Chileans, 74% of Ecuadorians, 78% of Panamanians, and 66% of Peruvians,” it compared.

Meanwhile, the study pointed out that the percentage of people in Argentina who suffer from burnout is also higher than the average for the region, which is 81%.

Regarding the possible causes, 21% of the Argentines surveyed pointed to a lack of clarity regarding their role and another 21% to work overload.

In contrast, in the other countries of the region, the majority selected only work overload: 24% in Chile, 26% in Ecuador, 23% in Panama, and 24% in Peru.

89.13% of the women surveyed said they suffered from the syndrome compared to 82.51% of men.

Bumeran estimated that this is due, in part, to greater participation in household chores and caring for dependents.

In the City of Buenos Aires, it affects 88.89%, while in Greater Buenos Aires, it affects 86.24% and, in the whole country except these two areas, 83.79%.

47% plan to change jobs, 12% plan to do activities that help them relax, 5% plan to develop a routine that will help them, and another 5% do not consider doing anything.

Meanwhile, 3% intend to spend more time with their loved ones, and 28% will do several of the things mentioned above.

With information from Bloomberg in linea

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