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FrankStein
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10 Sep 2021, 9:23 am

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/03/well ... dvice.html

I’m 78 and otherwise in good health. I have been a major contributor to a music site but, for the last few years have contributed almost nothing and have lost interest in the whole world of music. Is this the "burn-out" they’re talking about?



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12 Sep 2021, 5:35 am

FrankStein wrote:
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/03/well/live/autistic-burnout-advice.html

I’m 78 and otherwise in good health. I have been a major contributor to a music site but, for the last few years have contributed almost nothing and have lost interest in the whole world of music. Is this the "burn-out" they’re talking about?


I can't access the article, but given your age, "retirement" sounds more likely. Burn out is more about focussing so much for so long that the ignored factors pile up to overwhelming.



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12 Sep 2021, 5:37 am

Honestly, it sounds like anhedonia.



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12 Sep 2021, 1:20 pm

Yahoo!: "The New York Times Company: 'The Battery's Dead': Burnout Looks Different in Autistic Adults"


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