occupational stress

occupational stress

a disorder associated with a job or work. The anxiety may be expressed in the form of extreme tension and anxiety and the development of physical symptoms such as headache or cramps. Also called occupational neurosis. See also burnout.
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ABSTRACT: Occupational Stress is a major risk for many workers in the organizations where they are working in the different areas.
Research in Occupational Stress and Well Being; Volume 15
Working collaboratively with provinces, territories, first responders, and other key stakeholders, we are also developing a coordinated national action plan to address post-traumatic stress disorder and other occupational stress injuries, in support of public safety officers.
Occupational Stress according to the current World Health Organization's (WHO) definition is the response people may have when presented with work demands and pressures that are not matched to their knowledge and abilities and which challenge their ability to cope.
Symptoms of occupational stress and anxiety among nurses may have a negative effect on or have negative consequences for their physical and psychological health, and it is important to involve nurses in identifying initiatives aimed at reducing the effects of occupational stress (Happell et al.
Studies have indicated that the conflict between work and family roles among nurses contributes to occupational stress development because fulfilling the work role may adversely affect fulfilling a role within the family and vice versa.
Occupational stress among women middle managers has a significant impact on their work performance and satisfaction thereby affects their productivity and effectiveness in organizational performance.
Antoniou, Ploumpi, and Ntalla, (2013) in their book "Occupational Stress and Professional Burnout in Teachers of Primary and Secondary Education: The Role of Coping Strategies" have high lighted the fact that school teacher burnout is the result of Occupational Stress and daily hassles.
Occupational stress is currently one of the most costly occupational health issues (Akintayo, 2012).
When workers perceive these psychosocial risk factors, they have a high probability of suffering occupational stress.
Occupational stress in various working environments will be discussed; also, techniques of assessment and preventative measures that leaders could implement in a stress-intervention strategy will be presented.
The personality traits, occupational stress and organizational culture are classified as antecedent variables, and occupational commitment, work family relations (Qingxiong, 2014).

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