This book brings multifaceted analysis to a multilayered problem, offering detailed discussion of contributing factors, classic and less perceived markers of burnout, coping strategies, and treatment methods. Includes chapters on prevention and intervention.
Sabine Bahrer-Kohler, Dr. Dipl. Dipl. has her own company for counseling clients on how to deal with or prevent stress and burnout symptoms , is a lecturer at the University of Applied Science Bern, Switzerland; director of the International Psychogeriatric Association; contact person for International Mental Health of the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) and the representative of the International Federation of Social Workers on the WHO Committee issuing the new ICD-11. She holds a doctorate in social science from the University of Tubingen, a diploma in education from the University of Education-Freiburg, and a diploma in social work and social education from the Protestant University of Applied Sciences-Berlin. In 2000, Dr. Bahrer-Kohler was awarded the Research Prize given by the University Clinic in Bologna, Italy. She is a member of the Society for Women's Psychiatric Health, the Swiss Alzheimer's Society, and the Swiss Society for Social Psychiatry. As an academic social worker, she has looked after patients suffering from depression and/or severe burnout for 13 years. In 2009, Dr. Bahrer-Kohler published Self Management of Chronic Disease with Springer.