shopping cart
nothing in cart
browse by subject
new releases
best sellers
sale books
browse by author
browse by publisher
about us
upcoming events
Oct 6th - Dialectical behavior therapy advanced training: Formulating effective treatment plans for complex clients [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Oct 10th - Protecting RPs from Sexual Boundary Violations [Ontario Society of Registered Psychotherapists]
Oct 11th - Transference and countertransference: Training for agency-based mental health professionals [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Oct 11th - Children’s grief and bereavement certificate program [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Oct 12th - Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in children and teens: Evidence-informed treatment strategies for kids and their families [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
schools agencies and other institutional orders (click here)
Open 9-6 Mon-Sat, 12-5 Sun. Free shipping across Canada for orders over $150. Join our mailing list! Click here to sign up.
Burnout at Work: A Psychological Perspective
Edited by Michael P. Leiter, Arnold B. Bakker and Christina Maslach
Routledge | A Psychology Press Book / Softcover / Jun 2014
9781848722293 (ISBN-10: 184872229X)
Workplace / Organisations / Mind & Body
reg price: $77.50 our price: $ 73.63 (may be subject to change)
200 pages
Not in Stock, usually ships in 7-10 business days

The psychological concept of burnout refers to long-term exhaustion from, and diminished interest in, the work we do. It’s a phenomenon that most of us have some understanding of, even if we haven’t always been affected directly. Many people start their working lives full of energy and enthusiasm, but far fewer are able to maintain that level of engagement.

Burnout at Work: A Psychological Perspective provides a comprehensive overview of how the concept of burnout has been conceived over recent decades, as well as discussing the challenges and possible interventions that can help confront this pervasive issue. Including contributions from the most eminent researchers in this field, the book examines a range of topics including:

The links between burnout and health
How our individual relationships at work can affect levels of burnout
The role of leadership in mediating or causing burnout
The strategies that individuals can pursue to avoid burnout, as well as wider interventions.
The book will be required reading for anyone studying organizational or occupational psychology, and will also interest students of business and management, and health psychology.


"Edited by three leading figures in the field, this timely volume provides an overview of new and emerging perspectives on burnout. It will provide practitioners and professionals with an accessible volume on the state of play in the field, whilst also providing an opportunity to consider issues of practice and intervention." - Philip Dewe, Department of Organizational Psychology, Birkbeck, University of London, UK

"This book brings together a set of excellent chapters that summarize state-of-the-art knowledge on burnout. It provides a well-balanced combination of more traditional and more novel topics, covering research findings, research methods, and intervention approaches. This book is an excellent resource for all who want to learn more about burnout!" - Sabine Sonnentag, Department of Psychology, University of Mannheim, Germany


1. Overview, Leiter Bakker Maslach. 2. Burnout and Health, Kirsi Ahola & Jari Hakanen. 3. Individual Strategies to Prevent Burnout, Evangelia Demerouti. 4. The Good and Bad of Working Relationships, Arla Day & Michael P. Leiter. 5. Daily Burnout Experiences, Despoina Xanthopoulou & Laurenz L. Meier. 6. The Influence of Constructive and Destructive Leadership Behaviors on Follower Burnout, Kimberley Breevaart, Arnold B. Bakker, Jørn Hetland & Hilde Hetland. 7. Multilevel Models of Burnout, Jonathon R. B. Halbesleben & Matthew R. Leon. 8. Interventions to Prevent and Alleviate Burnout, Michael P. Leiter and Christina Maslach

About the Editors:

Michael P. Leiter is Professor and Canada Research Chair in the Psychology Department at Acadia University, Canada.

Arnold B. Bakker is Professor in the Department of Work and Organizational Psychology at Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Applied Psychology at Lingnan University, Hong Kong.

Christina Maslach is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, USA.

Caversham Booksellers
98 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6 Canada
(click for map and directions)
All prices in $cdn
Copyright 2022

Phone toll-free (800) 361-6120
Tel (416) 944-0962 | Fax (416) 944-0963
E-mail [email protected]
Hours: 9-6 Mon-Sat / Sunday 12-5 (EST)

Click here to read previous issues.
Leiter, Michael P
Maslach, Christina
other lists
Mind & Body
Taylor and Francis
Workplace / Organisations