Workplace anger is one of the many symptoms of burnout. So when looking at the causes of workplace anger, you really need to look at the causes of workplace burnout. Burnout is most common in high demand professions.
One study showed that nearly half of all doctors displayed at least one of the symptoms of burnout. Nationally, it is believed that the overall burnout rate among physicians is 35%, which suggests that hospitals, clinics, and other employers of physicians are not putting processes in place to ensure their employees stay healthy and maintain a healthy work/life balance.
Physicians under the age of 35 have the highest rate of burnout. Doctors in this age group are dealing with the demands of their job, as well as often crushing student loan debt they are still working to pay