Revista Latinoamericana de Psicología
Print version ISSN 0120-0534
CABALLERO DOMINGUEZ, Carmen Cecilia; HEDERICH, Christian and PALACIO SANUDO, Jorge Enrique. Academic burnout: delineation of the syndrome and factors associated with their emergence. rev.latinoam.psicol. [online]. 2010, vol.42, n.1, pp. 131-146. ISSN 0120-0534.
The article presents a review of the main concepts of academic burnout, its evolution and its conceptual boundaries with other disorders like depression and anxiety, as well as the revision of theoretical models of burnout in the workplace to apply in the academic field. In addition, contextualize the variables associated with its development and its impact on academic performance and mental health of university students.
Keywords : academic burnout; student performance; mental health; higher education.