Stress at Work: A Sociological Perspective

1st Edition

Chris Peterson

Routledge
Published August 14, 2018
Reference - 284 Pages
ISBN 9780415783903 - CAT# Y318676
Series: Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

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This book provides a theoretical background to occupational stress, and traces the early work of Hans Selye and the development of bio-physiological, psychological and then sociological models of stress. It also reports on a study of stress and ill-health in a large manufacturing organisation in Australia. It examines the effects of stress, low self-esteem and poor mastery on psychological outcomes and ill-health symptoms.

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