Research on work-related stress by Tom Cox

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Published by Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Bernan Associates [distributor] in Luxembourg, Lanham, Md .

Written in English

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  • Job stress -- European Union countries.

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Other titlesWork-related stress
StatementEuropean Agency for Safety and Health at Work ; [report written by Tom Cox, Amanda Griffiths, Eusebio Rial-González].
ContributionsGriffiths, Amanda., Rial-González, Eusebio., European Agency for Safety and Health at Work.
LC ClassificationsRC963.48 .C69 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination167 p. ;
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6879144M
ISBN 109282892557
LC Control Number00431231

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Stress at work is a priority issue of the European Agency of Safety and Health at Work. The report addresses the following issues and questions: the nature of stress at work; stress management strategies; does work stress affect health and well-being and, if so, how?; the implications of existing research for the management of work-related stress.

Coping with Work Stress: A Review and Critique highlights current research relating to the coping strategies of individuals and organizations, and provides best practice techniques for dealing with the growing epidemic of stress and lack of overall well-being at work. Reviews and critiques the most current research focusing on workplace stress.

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From a biological point of view the effects of stress can be positive, neutral or negative. Stress has many forms and impacts people of all ages, social strata, employment and geographies.

Through its research program in job stress and through educational materials such as this booklet, NIOSH is committed to providing organizations with knowledge to reduce this threat.

This publication highlights knowledge about the causes of stress at work and outlines steps that can be taken to prevent job stress. Sir Cary L. Cooper CBE is 50th Anniversary Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health at Manchester Business is the author or editor of more than books on occupational stress, women at work and industrial and organizational psychology, has written over scholarly articles for academic journals, and is a frequent media commentator.

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Reviews and critiques the most current research focusing on workplace stress. This is not a book for victims, but rather a guide to understanding this common problem in the workplace today and practical advice for ways to deal with it.

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For example, U.K. public civil servants’ work-related stress rose from % in to % in and about one-third of the workforce has taken more than 20 days of leave due to stress-related ill-health, while well over 50% are present at work when ill (French, ).

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This case study on workplace stress shows how the evidence base for occupational health underpinned a successful intervention. Anne Donaldson and Anne Harriss explain. Stress, anxiety or depression underpin much work-related ill health, accounting for million days of sickness absence inwith, on average, 23 days lost per person.

Defining Stress 5 3. Defining Work Related Stress (WRS) 6 4. Causes of WRS 7 5. Effects of WRS 9 6. European Approach 10 7. Role of Employer 11 8. Employee Duties and Involvement 12 9. Prevention of WRS 13 How to Approach WRS Systematically 14 Work Positive – Risk Assessment Tool for WRS 16 Conclusion 17 Appendix A – Case.

How Long Does Stress Last. There are many common stressors. Some last only a short time. This is called acute stress. Examples of acute stressors include arguing with a friend, celebrating a holiday, or getting a flat tire. Acute stress can end when a problem ends. Some stressors continue for a long time.

This is called chronic stress. Hence the study of work related stress becomes of top priority of corporate honchos. If a company is unable to protect its employees from the disastrous outcomes of a burnout, the word about the company’s exploitative policies gets out in the market and then there are hardly any people willing to join the company even on a bit elevated pay scale.

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Stress is a difficult topic to address. Most of us will admit that we are stressed and that source of our stress is probably to do with work (maybe because we seem to spend so much time at work), but there may be a common misconception that work-related stress is something solely to do with us, and nothing to do with our employer.

Neurobiology of Stress is a multidisciplinary journal for the publication of original research and review articles on basic, translational and clinical research into stress and related disorders. It will focus on the impact of stress on the brain from cellular to behavioral functions and stress-related neuropsychiatric disorders (such as depression, trauma and anxiety).

This research attempted to identify the aspects of psychological on the job stress, its causation, its effect on job performance, and any effects stress might have on wellness and general well being. Also this research will explore stress reduction techniques and their effectiveness.

Unmanaged firefighter stress is the problem, or. Stress in and of itself is not a bad thing. Under the right circumstances, it enables growth and gives us an essential feeling of being alive.

effect of work-related support on job stress and health among women in caregiving occupations. Want to read 76 Currently reading; Published by Wellesley College, Center for Research on Women in Wellesley, MA. Written in English Subjects: Women -- Job stress, Women -- Mental health, Women -- Employment.

Managing Work-Related Stress. Workplace stress is highly personal. Some people thrive in fast-paced jobs, such as emergency room nurses, police officers, and air-traffic controllers. These are stressful jobs where making a mistake can put people’s lives at risk.

Stress and Health: Major Findings and Policy Implications Peggy A. Thoits1 Abstract Forty decades of sociological stress research offer five major findings. First, when stressors (negative events, chronic strains, and traumas) are measured comprehensively, their damaging impacts on physical and mental health are substantial.

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