The Impacts of Occupational Stress Essay

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OCCUPATIONAL STRESS AND ITS IMPACTS
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Introduction
Work place or occupational stress refers to any form of restrain that is experienced when there is no match between job demands and the output of the worker. The article ‘Occupational stress’ aims at showing ways in which stress people get from their work place affect them and what causes the stress. This condition may encompass many conditions that include maladaptive behavior, psychological disorders, cognitive impairment, as well as emotional strain. These conditions lead to poor performances at work, injuries, or biological reactions that in turn may compromise the health of the employee.
Symptoms
Occupational stress is an expensive
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This means that those workers who are affected by high levels of stress used more in terms of costs as compared to low risk workers. Interpersonal relationships with workmates can be a source of support or likewise a big threat when it comes to being a source of stress. Support by colleagues increases the effects of on the job stress by article also shows that having an effect on cortisone levels, glucose levels, blood pressure among others. The article also shows that some factors like job security, retirement, obsolescence, performance appraisals, and fear of redundancy also affect workers and increase their chances of getting stress.
Burnout
It is said that a vacation is a good form of rest, but does it have an impact on job stress or burnout? Burnout refers to the emotional, physical, and mental response to a buildup of stress and especially high levels of stress. This occurs in cases where stress is not managed thus results in the inability of the body and mind to relax after continuous stressing events. This may cause obsession with personal problems when one feels like they do not have control over anything and are not motivated to continue. Burnout takes part in various phases though they do not necessarily take a particular sequence include working harder, complete dismissal of friends and hobbies, a need to prove oneself, being unable to ascertain the roots of your distress, withdrawal from social events,
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