8 out of 10 Italians could be at risk of burnout

In Italy, the number of people reporting having psychological suffering workplace related: according toInail in fact, as of the first quarter of 2024, there were more than 22,000 declarations of occupational illnesses linked to mental and behavioral disorderswith growth of 17.9% compared to the same period in 2023.

The troubles

Of has difficulty reconciling personal and professional life until frustration with lack of professional growthpsychological discomfort linked to work manifests itself in different forms and sectors, affecting a large part of the Italian workers who come to demonstrate burnout syndrome, stress, frustration, psychological disorders.

It is mainly women who seek psychological support for work-related problems (66.3%, compared to 33.7% of men) and people probably in the first phase of their professional career: 62.9% are between 25 and 34 years, while 22.8% are in the age group of 35 to 44 years.

Burnout syndrome

When work-related stress persists over time, burnout syndrome can occur, a condition that presents psychological, physical and non-specific symptoms and affects an ever-increasing number of workers.

Problems related to well-being at work are especially felt in Lombardy (27%) and Lazio (10.6%), the two most populated regions in Italy, as well as the work centers par excellence due to of the presence of Milan and Rome.

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