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Table 2 The three separate components of burnout [42]. Note: burnout on the MBI is indicated by higher scores on the emotional exhaustion and depersonalisation scales, and lower scores on the scale of personal accomplishment.

From: Stress, burnout and doctors' attitudes to work are determined by personality and learning style: A twelve year longitudinal study of UK medical graduates

Emotional exhaustion: Reduced energy and job enthusiasm; emotional and cognitive distancing from the job.
Depersonalisation: Cynicism; lack of engagement and distancing from patients; treatment of patients as inanimate, unfeeling objects.
Personal accomplishment: A sense of efficacy and effectiveness; of involvement, commitment and engagement; of capacity to innovate, change and improve.