Recognize the Signs of Burnout: Be Aware of the Signs and Symptoms

Be aware of the signs of stress, which can lead to care partner burnout. Common symptoms include:

  • Feeling angry, resentful, or overwhelmed
  • Changes in appetite
  • Fatigue
  • Irritability
  • Crying spells
  • Chronic pain or illness
  • Relationship problems
  • Loss of interest in usual activities
  • Wanting to hurt yourself or the person you are caring for
  • Using alcohol or drugs to "feel better" or escape

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