Job Stress

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Allyn & Bacon, 1998 - Business & Economics - 111 pages
"Innumerable authoritative sources have proclaimed that job stress is now the nation's leading adult health problem... It is my contention that certain essential steps need to be taken in dealing with stress. To begin with, it is important to develop an understanding of this phenomenon in terms of what it is and how it can affect the human organism. Following this, there is a need to identify its causes and contributing causes (stressors). If this can be accomplished, then one i in a better position to adopt a lifestyle that will help to prevent the onset of stress. However, try as one may to do this, there are likely to be certain life events and daily hassles that will bring about stressful conditions. When this occurs, it becomes necessary to know how to cope with it. It is the intent of this book to fulfill the above needs"--preface.

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Contents

Stressology
11
An Overview of Stress in the Workplace
23
Stress in Business and Industry
31
Stress in the Professions
39
Stress among Women in the Workplace
57
Your Job and Your Emotions
67
A Lifestyle to Prevent Job Stress
79
Inducing the Relaxation Response
93
Bibliography
105
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