Part II explores the relationship between ongoing anxiety and burnout and the importance of ruling out biological factors before making a mental health diagnosis. Health care professionals are confronted with chronicity on a daily basis. The onus of responsible care rests heavily on their shoulders, as they navigate a world of chronic illness. Failure to care for themselves ultimately contributes to compromised quality of care and possible subsequent burnout. This section deals in depth with the contributing factors within the cultural of the medical profession that play a significant role in professional burnout. Risk factors in burnout as well as preventative measure are dealt with so that early psychological support and appropriate coping strategies be put in place to prevent the risk of burnout.