HEALTH FEATURE ARCHIVE
Job Stress, Early Warning Signs
Job stress can be defined as the harmful physical and emotional responses that occur when the requirements of the job do not match the capabilities, resources, or needs of the worker. Job stress can lead to poor health and even injury.
Listed below are some early warning signs of job stress:
Job stress and your health: what the research tells us:
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Portions of the above information has been provided with the kind permission of the Centers for Disease Control.
Last Editorial Review: 8/19/2002
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