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Symptoms and Ways to Handle Stress at Work - The environment in the work place today is constantly changing: consequently, affecting not only the functions of the operations but its employees as well. The reasoning behind this is companies have to deal with social, economical, cultural, and environmental challenges more and more: consequently, has increased stress in the work place (Ciutiene, R., Savaneviciene, A., & Rutelione, A. (2013). In this research we will be taking a look at: stress at work and the cost; how to recognize if you are a victim of stress; and what you and your organization can do to aid in minimizing the impact of stress....   [tags: Work Place, Environment, Stress]
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Technology and Its Impact on Work-Related Stress - Technology and Its Impact on Work-Related Stress Trends in organizational behavior have an impact on employees. Many factors in our daily lives can cause stress, but how does technology play a role in impacting stress. Does technology affect us positively or negatively. Is there anything unethical about technology and the way it is utilized in the workplace. This paper will reveal both the positive and negative impacts of technology on work-related stress and discover some influential ethical issues as well....   [tags: Technological Work Stress Ethics Essays]
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Work Related Stress - Work related stress has been emerging as one of the main causes of adverse symptoms of mental health in today’s industrial societies. The direct result of excessive pressures and/or demands placed on individuals at work, work-related stress has caused some people to develop symptoms of depression, anxiety, and other adverse mental health effects. While it might be possible that other co-factors contribute to the development of anxiety and depression in some population groups, evidence suggests that pressure from works is more likely to trigger adverse reactions in some people....   [tags: Health, Diseases, Stress] 2183 words
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Work Related Stress - A popular view of stress is that all people are distressed at work, and that little can be done. It is also often felt that few long lasting effects from stress are realized. In reality, just the opposite view is more accurate. If we become more informed about stress, we do not have to be among those whom mental health issues overcome. Stress is overlooked by many as unimportant in the upkeep of mental health, yet research shows that stress from the work environment is a large contributor to health problems....   [tags: Health, Diseases, Stress] 2299 words
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Work Related Stress - Are you a teenager who can’t wait to work. When you get older you’re going to wish that you would have waited and would have just enjoyed your childhood until it was time to really get a job like everybody else. Most teenagers can’t wait to get a job. They can’t wait to get money and show how independent they are. What they didn't know was that having a job could lead to more than any amount of income. Jobs lead to stress and stress leads to abuse. One of the abuses that stress cause from jobs can lead to is alcohol abuse....   [tags: teenagers, PTSD, work]
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Nursing Research: Work Related Stress Among Nurses - Hans Selye said, “It is not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.” Stress can cause it’s victims to suffer from emotional and physical anguish. If stress occurs for prolonged periods of time with little to no reprieve it can result in serious and sometimes fatal health problems. It is ironic that stress can lead to major health concerns, yet some of the most stressed people are those in the healthcare profession. According to an article from the Nursing Standard, stress is a leading cause of illness and depression among nurses (Jones-Berry, 2013)....   [tags: stress on nursing staff]
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Defining and Understanding Stress - Defining and Understanding Stress According to the www.oxforddictionaries.com stress is defines as a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances. Stress is a feeling created when we react to particular event such as bad work place, traffic jammed, break up, too many assignments and many more other sample. Stress rise our mental and body to a challenge and preparing to meet a tough situation with extra focus, strength, alertness, commitment and high risk....   [tags: Work Culture, Stress Management]
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Stress at work - 1. Introduction Recent research (Jeanne Segal et al. 2012) suggested that in this difficult economy, many are finding it harder than ever to cope with stress in the workplace. Regardless of occupation, seniority, or salary level, instead of feeling ready and relaxed, people are more and more exhausted and out of control. While some stress is a normal part of the workplace, excessive stress can interfere with productivity and reduce physical and emotional health. Stress may emerge from many different sources, from home, from the unreasonable amount of work an employee receives, from their boss or colleagues, it can even come from random factors such as the weather....   [tags: Labor]
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Coping with Stress at Work - ... Job stress can affect not only an employee’s health but also their productivity in the workplace. It is important for employers to recognize the changes in their employees. Stress can be dangerous because exposure to long-term stress can harm the body, it can influence high blood pressure and heart disease (How Stress Affects the Body). As workers begin to experience job stress, it can begin to affect their health as they continue to be exposed to it and it begins to affect body systems and can even cause disease....   [tags: health, achieving full potential]
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School, Work, Friends Stress in Teens - SCHOOL, WORK, FRIENDS…….. WHAT TO DO. Stress is the most common thing in a teen’s life. The most common stressors are School, Work, Family Environment, and even Friendships/relationships. Those are the top categories that teens stress about. Most of the stress is natural and normal, but too much stress can cause serious problems. It is said that female teens have a higher rate than boys to stress out (http://www.nbcnews.com/id/20322801#.UqJn8UPnaUk). Teens should learn how to manage stress in a productive and calming way.Excessive stress can build up making it hard to focus on things that are important....   [tags: Adolecents, Stressors, Teenagers]
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The Importance of Motivation and Volition in Teaching - Teachers experience a tremendous amount of stress, with almost one-third stating that teaching is a ‘very or extremely stressful’ profession (Borg & Riding, 1991; Kyriacou, 2001). Work stress is often cited as a key reason for teachers leaving the profession after only three years (Ingersoll & Smith, 2003). Contributors to work stress include a variety of factors, including role overload, disruptive students, over-demanding parents, lack of support from the school management, poor relationships with colleagues and high-stakes student testing (Kyriacou, 2001; Manthei, Gilmore, Tuck, & Adnair, 1996; Montgomery & Rupp, 2005)....   [tags: Teacher Work Stress]
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Work Related stress - Fifty percent of workers have suffered some form of stress at work in a 12-month period. The statistics in healthcare professions were even higher. Stress in the workplace is becoming a major concern for employers, managers and government agencies, meaning the Occupational Health and Safety legislations are requiring employers to practice a ‘duty of care’ by providing employees with safe working environments which also cover the psychological well-being of their staff. One of the costs, for employers, of work place stress is absenteeism....   [tags: essays research papers] 699 words
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Stress in the Work-Place - Stress in the Work-Place Abstract Over the years, stress at work has been a key topical issue to the world over. Robert C. Dailey, in his book Understanding People In Organisations, defines stress as "any demand made on the body that requires psychological or physical adjustment." The relationship between stressful events or situations, coping resources and the stress response is a complex one, in that not all people will respond to events in the same way. Reputed bodies such as the Confederation of British Industries (CBI), the Trades Union Congress (TUC), and the Department of Health have voiced their concerns on this anomaly....   [tags: Papers] 3366 words
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Occupational Stress - Job stress has proven to be a difficult issue to tackle. Unlike physical or chemical hazards, there is not an obvious tangible hazardous agent. This issue has also been preempted by corporate stress management, health promotion, or employee assistance programs, which explain stress as a purely personal reaction, and often treat the symptoms, not the causes, of job stress. The occupational stress field also has been plagued by a variety of definitions and difficulties in measurement of stress.(Buunk,De-Jong,Y-Bemas&De wolff,1998) In addition, changes in job design or work organization are often inherently more "systems challenging" and require more radical restructuring of workplaces than red...   [tags: Work Related Stress, Job Stress]
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Analysis of Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell - ... ‘…at the rush hour we collided instantly’ suggest that these four men are not working in a comfortable work environment. The narration in the second paragraph allows the reader to assume that the raconteur works in a hotel. This division is like a timeline; from morning till night. The word ‘spasmodic’ reminds the reader of spasms; bursts of excitements. It is as if the teller wants to elocutionist to know about the hectic environment they work in every day. This image continues in the first part of the second sentence, ‘We were never idle’ implying that they always have something to do....   [tags: work, hotel, stress, feels]
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Don’t Stress Out! Work Out! - Don’t Stress Out. Work Out. Imagine any average day. You wake up, especially tired because you haven’t been sleeping well all week, perhaps grab your daily cup of coffee, head off to work in the middle of rush-hour, try to complete several projects that are due by the end of the week, and so on. Then again, in between each of those minor events you experience varying levels of stress and anxiety. Nonetheless, you are in company because according to the National Health Interview Survey, 75% of the American population undergoes at least some stress every couple of weeks....   [tags: Exercise Weight Loss Papers]
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Behavioral Health Problems of Children of Military Offices - Throughout the years of U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan and Iraq, we have seen the media coverage of newly deployed soldiers and returning the faces of children and spouses left at home heartbreaking meeting and happy when returning soldiers. Many military parents have experienced multiple deployments and expanded over the last decade, but only recently has attention turned to the effects on children whose parents are deployed. Recent studies indicate that children of military families with a deployed parent is under stress, causing an increase in visits to pediatric care for anxiety, behavioral disorders and other mental health problems (Chandra, Lara-Cinisomo, Jaycox, et al, 2010;...   [tags: Stress, Social Work] 1025 words
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Causes for Teenage Suicide - “Each day in our nation there are an average of over 5,400 suicide attempts by young people grades 7-12” (Jason Foundation). To a majority of people, this number comes as a complete shock. Although most citizens have noticed that the suicide rates for teens in the U.S. have been growing at an astounding rate each year. It is important to help those adolescents who feel the need to end their own life, but also to develop an understanding as to why this epidemic has began to occur more and more frequently....   [tags: stress, excess work, pressure]
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Does Working More Reduce Productivity? - ... One such example of this idea, can be portrayed by the life of Lee; a working man in South Korea. He has a job that requires him to be away from his family from 5:30 a.m., until 9:30 p.m. In South Korea, this is an average workday (Olson), so his family is more understanding of the lack of time spent together on weekdays. However, in America, there are many more stories similar to this where families are not quite as understanding as Lee’s family. This is understandable because the average work hours for Americans are much less than the work hours of those in South Korea....   [tags: stress and sub-par quality work]
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The Effects of Stress in our Life - ... All the time in formation that is given about stress is negative like stress can kill, do not stress out so much, or the question why are people stressing out to make individuals believe stress is a bad thing. Well lets prove this theory wrong by stating the fact that stress is actually good for everyone and that people should love to live with a little of it in their life. According to Shape, the belief that stress is bad on the body and mind of individuals is wrong if stress is not part of the daily lives of people maybe they should start....   [tags: work, school, family] 732 words
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Dealing with Stress and Burnout in the Workplace - Dealing with Stress and Burnout in the Workplace Any work environment can have stressful aspects that can negatively affect the employees’ performance and may lead to burnout. Oftentimes when employees are stressed or burnout their commitment at the job may begin to weaken and they may lose satisfaction. Many organizations have recognized that workers burnout is the result of aggravated chronic work stressors and embodied by enervation and inefficacy. This author will discuss the impact of stress and worker burnout on organizations....   [tags: work environment, employees performance]
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Workplace Stress and Anxiety Disorders - In the morning while getting ready to go to work you are experiencing a state of mind close to the panic. The day at work appears to you as a boundless minefield. In the evening after work you want to go to sleep right away and not to wake up. So, you are under stress, the cause of which - your professional activity. People while at work are often under psychological pressure. In the "risk group" fall supervisors and managers, people who work with clients, secretaries, salesmen, teachers and indeed, almost any job - the source of stress....   [tags: Work Place, Employees]
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Stress, a Really Serious Problem - In today’s society, life is fraught of troubles, deadlines, frustrations and demands. In the lives of many people, stress is so prevalent that it has become a way of life. According to many doctors and researchers stress refers to the response people have when facing circumstances that force them to act, change, or adjust in some way to maintain their footing, or to keep things balanced. Today, there are many important contributors to stress (called stressors) and the effects they cause to the human body and mind....   [tags: FInance, Work, Relationships]
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Managers and Excesive Stress - DEFINITION OF STRESS Stress according to Hans Selye (1976) is the response of the body that is not specific to any demands or loads on it. Based on some understanding, stress can be said as when someone is experiencing stress or load an arduous task but the person is not able to cope with the tasks laid upon it, then the body will be response with being unable to that task, so that person can experience stress. Response or action includes physiological and psychological response. Stress is the thought process and the physical condition of a person....   [tags: work load, demands, couseling]
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The Association between Stress and the Counterproductive Workplace Behavior - Workplace stress has become an increasingly serious issue due to its cost to organisational productivity and employee health and wellbeing. Over the years, the association between stress and counterproductive workplace behaviour (CWB) has become an increasingly popular topic of study among organizational researchers. CWB refers to behaviour by employees that harms an organization or its members (Spector & Fox, 2002). Spector and colleagues (e.g., Chen & Spector, 1992; Penney & Spector, 2005) have portrayed CWB as an emotion-based response to stressful organisational conditions....   [tags: organizational research, emotion at work]
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Flexible Work Schedules: What Factors Are Driving This Interest? - Employees are increasingly interested in jobs with flexible work schedules. What factors are driving this interest. Flexible work schedule is about people having the opportunity to make changes to the hours they work (over a day, a week or over the year), the times they work or where they work. It is also about how careers are organized, how transitions in and out of work are managed, and how flexible work is managed in the workplace so that employees and businesses benefit. In Malaysia and other Asian countries, there is a tendency for married women to leave employment upon marriage and the birth of children (Kaur, 2004)....   [tags: inflexibility, stress, personal concerns]
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Culture Shock Experienced by Managers who Work Abroad - In its evolution the multinational corporation faced serious contradictions. Evolving from its national context, the multinational corporation employs large numbers of employees of diverse nationalities and ethnicities. Westney (1993) notes that managers are, thus, caught between the institutional pressures to conform to the company norms and values, as well as to the cultural and social influences of its local national environment. Foreign assignments require adjustment to new culture, new job, new language....   [tags: environment, stress, relations]
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Stress is Necessary - Stress doesn’t come from now where. Every thing in life has cause and effect. That’s the nature of life. In our modern life we start to hear the world (stress) a lot. When I asked my grandpa about it, his expression was blank as if he didn’t know what I’m talking about. I think it been commonly used nowadays because the fast rhythm of life that pushes people to fight with time to keep up with the flow. Stress affects our life in different ways and levels the highest is the worst. It has a negative thoughts and feelings on people....   [tags: stress, psychology, ] 609 words
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Coping with Stress - Stress is part of our lives. We live with it, deal with it, and above all worry about it. Our way of life, the area in which we live, the economy, and our jobs can cause a great deal of stress. Not everyone deals with the same level of stress and there are several factors that can impact our lives and cause us to have higher or lower stress levels. We can have stress caused by Cataclysmic events which according to Feldman (2009) are events that can affect many people at the same time and are “disasters such as tornado and plane crashes, as well as terrorist attacks”....   [tags: Stress Management] 2024 words
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Stress as a Social Determinant of Health - A) Can stress ever be a positive social determinant of health. Stress a term used to describe the human response to pressure when faced with challenges or even dangerous situations, resulting in an increase in our energy and alertness, a prolonged exposure to stressful stimuli can lead to harmful effect on health, a functional definition of stress may be hard to establish, the research of stress probably started with Selye Hans (1956) using the term “stress” in his book “the stress of life” referring to stress as the unpleasant environmental events and the physiological reaction toward it, examining the effect of anxious but different physical and emotional stimuli on laboratory animals,...   [tags: Stress, Psychology]
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The Effect of Stress on Academic Performance - ... 2. What are the symptoms of stress. 3. On which factors academic performance depends. 4. What is the relation between stress and academic performance. This review of the literature on how stress is affecting academic performance of students focuses on these four questions. From where and how concept of Human Stress started. Lazarus (1966) in his book has mentioned that word stress become more prominent for human after World War ii. Before that it has only being used for engineering where it is applied as extra force exerted on inorganic matter to deform it....   [tags: human stress, symptoms] 1322 words
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Decreasing Academic Stress in Schools - Homework, schoolwork, tests, quizzes, state exams, and more make up the pressure cooker that is modern day high school. Stress places mental and physical strain on the body and can potentially harm health. Stress is the feeling created by the body when it reacts to certain events that put tension or strain upon one’s physical, mental, or emotional state. Acute stress is short term stress that can last anywhere from three days to four weeks. On the other hand, chronic stress is a more serious problem because it is long term stress and can impact health even more....   [tags: exams, mental and physical stress]
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Sports: The Ultimate Stress Reliever - Life is full of troubles, demands, pressures and hassles—these are all factors related to stress. Stress is a state of mental or emotional tension resulting from adverse or difficult situations (Merriam-Webster). When you are in potential danger, your body responds with a “fight-or-flight” response to protect you from any harm. Situations like being robbed at gunpoint or studying last minute the night before the test can activate stress in your body. Although situations in life can increase stress, there are plenty of methods to diminish it....   [tags: stress, physical excercise, hypothyroidism]
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Stress is Life Threatening - ... Skill training that includes time management and how to perform task properly can reduce the element of stress. In the last, tertiary prevention deals to minimize distress and provide therapy shorten and improve the healing process from stressful or traumatic events in organizations (1). If the stress is work related than simply change or adjusts the working environment. For example, if the work schedule is not working out or you do not work some special task, simply explain to the supervisor and in most cases, he/she manages to help you out the situation....   [tags: perfectionism, preventive stress management] 828 words
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Stress: Types and Components - Dr. Hans Selye, the founder of the theory of stress or depression were defines stress as "a non-specific reaction by a person by reason of a burden upon it." (Dr. David B. Posen (Lifestyle Counselor and Psychotherapist); Stress) 'Burden' can exist in the form of threats, challenges or any change in one's life that require parallel modifications. There is good stress again positive, it is named as “eustress”, some are worse negative, and it is named as "distress." Positive pressure is we need in our lives to make us more cautious, excited, and creative and more focus and attention to what we are doing....   [tags: theory of stress or depression] 1894 words
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Music can Cure Stress - In other hand, sound or music could cure one’s stress. Different people deal with different music; some people like rock metal, pop, soul music, jazz and so on. Music could let people’s mind feel calm as well relax. Listening to music can have a very relaxing effect on people’s minds and bodies, especially slow or quiet classical music. This type of music can have a beneficial effect on dealing stress. Relaxing is a way most important to settle down the emotion; when emotion calm and relax, stress will be gone away....   [tags: psychology, stress, emotions] 599 words
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Managing Conflict and Stress - Managing conflict and stress effectively is an essential skill for a supervisor (Rue & Byars, 2010). Improperly handled events or situations that have been ignored will negatively impact the work area in the form of reduced productivity, loss of morale, and could potentially lead to workplace violence (Rue & Byars, 2010). The supervisor needs basic knowledge of the signs and symptoms of conflict and stress (Rue & Byars, 2010). Recognizing warning signs allows the supervisor to proactively take steps to reduce conflict (Babatunde, 2013)....   [tags: Stress, conflict, EAP]
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Organizational Change and Stress Management - Organizational change and stress management are widely accepted as two major issues in organizational life today (Vakola & Nikolaou, 2005). If there is one constant in the business world, it is change (Washington & Hacker, 2005). But with change, stress will normally follow. Change is defined as making things different while stress is defined as a dynamic condition in which an individual is confronted with an opportunity, a demand, or a resource related to what the individual desires and for which the outcome is perceived to be both uncertain and important....   [tags: change, job stress, organizational life] 1309 words
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The Importance of an Employee Stress Management Program - What can be done to manage and/or apply preventative measures to prevent stress in the workplace. The potential ramifications for the employer can be costly when employees succumb to internal and external stressors. To effectively combat job stress and develop a comprehensive stress management program, organizations must be cognizant of several areas that may be contributing factors to an employee’s stress level. Internally, organizations should review the employee’s workload and ensure that they have the necessary skills to complete the tasks they are expected to complete (Ornelas & Kleiner, 2003)....   [tags: Employee Stress Management]
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The Four Types of Stress - Stress is not something to be avoided. Everyone feels stressed from time to time and it depends on people that may feel stress in different ways. Not all stress is bad but it depends on how peoples take it. The words “stress” is something all of us have experienced but it seems that there are many different definitions used by psychologist, medics, management consultants or others. Psychologists describe stress as “demands of life” which pointed out as “stressors” and stress is the cause of the worn out tissue of our body (Meenakshisundaram, 2012, p.101)....   [tags: eustress, acute stress, episode acute, chronic] 1011 words
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Burn Out and Fatigue in the Work Related Environment - Forming an understanding of fatigue and burnout on the job of delivering commodities cross-country is the focus herein. The discoveries from research conducted on fatigue have provided insight into additional concerns regarding the health of humanity. The process and development of how fatigue relates to the personal self when working under conditions of exertion are very important. When driving over-the-road (OTR) cross-country under a tight delivery schedule period I had stressful experiences....   [tags: fatigue, stress, relaxation]
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Nurse Occupational Stress - [2492 final] CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1. INTRODUCTION We need to be aware that all stress is not negative. Selye a famous psychologist held for two categories of stress, namely good or desirable stress (eustress) and bad or undesirable stress (distress). Eustress is pleasant, or at least challenging, and it always produced maximization of output. It is evident that without this positive inner stimuli no one can be effective in ones life. Distress is something negative and has no capacity to monitor or control a stress filled event in ones life....   [tags: Health, Nursing, Stress] 2481 words
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Occupational Stress Foreword - Occupational Stress Foreword Occupation stress is one of the most common forms of stress that every single person experiences in their lives but unlike other types it is like a nail that continues to be nailed in over and over. There are many occupations where stress becomes a major factor in a job and often people like to jump to important jobs like health professions and engineers because of the high pressure situations where lives are often on the line, but another can be just as detrimental to its workers and that is retail....   [tags: Occupation Stress, Job Factor]
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College Students: Stress - Your heart rate steadily increases, your vision sharpens, your muscles tense, and you begin to sweat. This is all a natural response of the human body to distressing events. The body reacts to stress by activating the nervous system and releasing hormones, which enhances an individual’s ability to work while under pressure. Stress isn’t always blamed on abrupt events, but can also by at fault of a long-lasting situation. Stress is a healthy occurrence, but only in moderation. Long-term stress can release a constant stream of stress hormones over a prolonged period of time, wearing down the body’s energy, and immune system, leaving a person feeling overwhelmed and tired (Lyness)....   [tags: performance, chronic stress] 1143 words
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Stress In The Workplace - An increasing number of employers are becoming aware of the adverse affects that stress can have on an employee's performance and are offering different programs to help employees manage stress in their lives. This approach is proving to increase workplace performance, as well as improve employee loyalty and retention in the long run. What Causes Stress. Causes and Concerns Stress has been defined as a physiologic reaction to uncomfortable or unaccustomed physical or psychological stimuli. The biological variations that can result from stress of the sympathetic nervous system include a heightened state of alertness, anxiety, rapid heart rate and sweating....   [tags: Effects of Stress in the Workplace] 521 words
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The Effects That Stress Might Have on Individuals, A Survery - Introduction I have designed a questionnaire that I sent out to colleagues within my work place. The questionnaire demonstrates the outcome of Stress management focusing on the effects stress may have on the individual. The aim was to assess their own time and stress management in their work place, determine if they are confident with their own time and to ascertain what causes them to feel stress during their day to day tasks. The relationship between time and stress management are very similar....   [tags: stress management, questions] 1154 words
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The Impact of Time Management and Causes of Stress in the Workplace - Introduction This assignment is to understand the impact of time management and causes of stress in the workplace; I will be identifying symptoms and behaviours and the impact it may have internally and externally. It will explain how to use effective time management and to achieve team goals and have the ability to recognise and manage stress. know how to use effective personal time management to achieve team goals. • I believe in the importance of effective time management because time is limited so it’s important I make the most of it, without this my day would go out of control and I wouldn’t be able to finish the important tasks I had planned to do which would lead to me being stressed...   [tags: stress management, social support] 714 words
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The Effects of Occupational Stress on Physical Health and its Consequences - No matter the job, stress will always play a role in an individual’s life. Regardless of whether one is a waitress, a teacher, a corrections officer, or a doctor, avoiding stress in the workplace is nearly impossible, perhaps even impossible. And the effects of stress in the workplace are numerous. Stress can have both psychological and physical effects on the members of the workforce. And while the specific effect may differ from one individual to the next, and in particular the effect on physical health will certainly differ from one job to another, a construction worker will most certainly experience different health issues than a secretary, for instance, physical health....   [tags: Health, Diseases, Stress] 2488 words
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A simple Approach to Managing Stress: Learning to Relax - It is imperative that people who work in a highly stressful job or people who live in highly stressful environments learn some simple relaxation techniques in order to manage the stress in their lives. Have you found yourself overcome by stress in your life. Well there are things that you can do extraneously to relieve stress one is a hobby, others are exercise routines, become apart of self help groups or see a therapist. All of the aforementioned things can help a person take control of their life....   [tags: stress, ]
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Stress and Anger - Stress and Anger Stress and Anger have always been related with each other. There have been countless studies, even more theories, about stress and anger and how they relate. But, no matter how many studies are conducted, there will always be the questions about whether or not stress and anger are related. But, I am here to provide the facts on both stress and anger, and then allow you, as the reader, to determine the relationship, because all-in-all, I feel that stress and anger can and cant be related, depending on the circumstance....   [tags: Stress Anger Psychology Essays] 6183 words
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Stress and Performance - Stress and Performance Too much stress can contribute to health problems. Stress can also reduce your ability to perform at the highest levels. The negative effects of stress can impact profitability and quality of life. The Physical response: The Stress Response will: Increase heart rate, speed breathing or you might hold your breath, tightens muscle to prepare to fight or to flee, directs blood to brain and major muscles (away from digestion, hands/feet, Reproductive organs), releases stress hormones like cortisol and adrenaline, slows or stops digestion, causes the brain to be more reactive/less thoughtful, increases perspiration, reduces immune system response....   [tags: Health Stress Management] 819 words
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The Work and Life Balance - Introduction Since the end of hunting and fruit gathering as the only source of survival and emergence of animal rearing and agriculture work started to emerge as separate from life. It emerged as a activity in which people engaged themselves so that they can earn enough food and meat to eat and share with family, friends and the tribes men. It was a point of separation of livelihood from job. A man was working till the end of the day to spend his after work hours at leisure. It was a great source of development by providing luxury of time, security of food and physical safety which allowed men to indulge in higher order desires and a host of self actualization needs came out....   [tags: work and life balance]
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Determining Causes and Effects of Stress on College Students - My research on the major causes and effects of stress on college students is compiled at the request of The President of Strayer University. The purpose of presenting this research paper to senior administration is to help students have a more constructive college experience. Students starting their college careers consist of major adjustments to the daily routine; sleep patterns and eating habits, time-management skills, and stress levels are different in one way or another. The American Institute of Stress, compiled a 2008 mental health study by the Associated Press, stated that eight of ten college students stated that they have occasionally, or often experienced stress in their daily liv...   [tags: student loans,financial stress,college experience]
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Work-Family Conflict and Health - Jansen, Nicole W. H., et al. "Changes In Working Time Arrangements over Time As A Consequence Of Work-Family Conflict." Chronobiology International: The Journal of Biological & Medical Rhythm Research 27.5 (2010): 1045-1061. Academic Search Premier. Web. 30 Mar. 2014. This source explains the relationship between working overtime and the work-family conflict. With this source, they “investigated whether work-family conflict is prospectively related to adjustments in work schedules… in this relation”....   [tags: Work vs Health]
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Teen Stress - Many people in high school, mostly teens, experience dozens of pressure in their life. To be specific, Schoolwork. Most teens want to excel in school, but want to have a social life or play some kind of sport. One thing that teens don’t understand is that once you’re out of high school, you have college, and then maybe graduate school. Our education will not be over just in High School. You have to work hard and these four years of your life, will impact everything that you do. If you mess up even once, it may ruin everything....   [tags: Stress] 875 words
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Stress As An Epidemic in the 21st Century: The Mental Health of Medical Professionals - Stress as an epidemic in the 21st Century – The Mental Health of Medical Professionals This paper considers stress as an epidemic in contemporary society in light of the mental health of medical practitioners. Stress, will be defined in terms of the symptoms and characteristics of three types of stress, that of acute, episodic acute and chronic stress. Intrapersonal effects and impacts on the families of practitioners of long term work related anxiety is considered while statistics from studies on the incidence of stress related suicide of doctors is discussed....   [tags: Contemporary Society, Acute and Chronic Stress] 2005 words
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Occupational Stress in a Call Center Center - Occupational Stress in a Call Center Setting There are a number of individuals who experience stress relating to their profession. Occupational stress is defined as “Job related stress, which often comes from occupational duties for which people perceive themselves as having a great deal of responsibility.” (Seaward, 2012) With different occupational comes many different forms of occupational stress. Personally, I though it would be interesting to research occupational stress in a customer focused environment....   [tags: Personal Stress, Stress Management]
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Job Stress - You haven't been at work for more then twenty minutes and already your day is going down hill. Your phone is ringing off the hook. Papers piled on your desk , and now you have to attend a meeting. Day after day it is the same thing at your job and you have become highly stressed out. In my paper I am going to explain why job stress happens and ways that you can relieve it. One type of stress is job stress. Job stress is when the stressors involved are work related. "NIOSH" the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health states, job stress is the harmful physical and emotional responses that occur when the requirements of the job do not match the capabilities, resources, or needs o...   [tags: Stress Management] 1009 words
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Workplace Stress - Three out of every four American workers describe their work as stressful. According to the Holmes-Rahe Life Events Scale, which rates levels of stress, many of the most stressful events in life are related to the workplace. Some examples are firings, business readjustments and changes in financial status, altered responsibilities, a switch to a different line of work, trouble with the boss, changes in work hours or conditions, retirement and vacations. Workplace stress costs American employers an estimated $200 billion per year in lower productivity, absenteeism, staff turnover, workers' compensation, medical insurance and other stress-related expenses....   [tags: Job Stress]
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - The Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental illness that may develop in people after a horrible experience. This is a big reaction to extreme stress. There are many causes, symptoms, and treatments for the post-traumatic stress disorder. There are many causes this disorder has, and this includes: coming out of war, being raped, or attacked, child abuse, natural disasters, car accidents, and even people who witness traumatic events could develop this disorder. A person who has experienced a bad traumatic event has a better chance of developing this disorder than a person who experienced a less traumatic event develops....   [tags: Post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD] 626 words
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Flexible Work Arrangement - Employees are increasingly interested in jobs with flexible work schedules. What factors are driving this interest. The impact from changes in economy, technology, social and lifestyle in today’s environments have boosted the awareness of flexible working arrangements in an organisation. Evidence from the previous study indicated that the competitive working environment and increasing workload had caused family and personal life being neglected (Mary & Chris, 1998). Smith (1993) pointed out that working women should have balance between tasks in the office and responsibility to the family especially on safety, health and children needs....   [tags: employees, work schedules, interest]
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Stress, Stressors and Stress Responses - I. What Is Stress. Stress is the combination of psychological, physiological, and behavioral reactions that people have in response to events that threaten or challenge them. Stress can be good or bad. Sometimes, stress is helpful, providing people with the extra energy or alertness they need. Stress could give a runner the edge he or she needs to persevere in a marathon, for example. This good kind of stress is called eustress. Unfortunately, stress is often not helpful and can even be harmful when not managed effectively....   [tags: Essays on Stress] 3964 words
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The Problem About "Excessive Work" and Its Setting - In a period of rapid development of new technologies and fierce competition in almost all business, people give work and their career more and more time. Scientists have found that about 46 % of today's employees want to devote their lives to work and career achievements. One of the outcomes of such phenomenon is workaholism -- a form of behavior expressed in excessive work based on internal or external motivation. In today’s economy, most employees spend more than 50 hours at work and encourage this by establishing a direct relationship between the number of hours spent at work and the efficiency of their activities for the benefit of the company....   [tags: workaholism, workaholics, excessive work] 1065 words
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The Impact of Rotating Shift Work on Police Officers - The impact of rotating shift work on police officers in terms of fatigue, increased stress, and other long term medical problems cannot be overstated. In 2011, an in-depth research project, “Sleep disorders, health, and safety in police officers” (JAMA, 2011), was conducted involving a group of North American police officers in regards to the sleep disorders and the health and safety of the officers participating. The study involved 4,957 officers that worked rotating shifts over a period of approximately two years....   [tags: sleep orders, shift work]
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Acculturative Stress in Hispanic Immigrants - The process of acculturation “a social and psychological process of change when one culture comes in contact with another” does not directly affect mental health but the process can be stressful, even if positive over negative, or a mix of the two. If the process is positive such as “improving one’s life” while challenging may not have a negative effect or be as stressful in the next case where … if the process of acculturation is negative, the process may be stressful making for acculturative stress (Tafoya, 2011)....   [tags: Stress, Language, Discrimination] 626 words
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Psychological Stress - Psychological stress is a result of many factors and should be dealt with very carefully. Stress can be defined as “An excess of demand made upon the adaptive capabilities of the mind and body”.(Joseph 1). Another way of putting it, is that there are some things that put certain demands on us. The effects of stress should not be limited to unpleasant emotional states. Many studies have concluded that the effects on our physical health from stress can be extremely detrimental. These adverse physical effects include heart disease and formations of cancer....   [tags: Health Impact Psychological Stress]
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Stress-Induced Psychosomatic Illness - “You need to relax.” This phrase is one that most individuals hear weekly, and sometimes daily. It is hard to deal with situations that put a mental strain on the body, such as problems in a relationship, at work, or at home. In order to try and adapt to the situation, the body goes into panic mode. If the emotions that are associated with these occurrences remain constant, they can begin to impact physical health as well as mental health. The physical symptoms put an even greater strain on mental health because the individual begins to worry about them....   [tags: Health, Stress]
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Implementing a 10-minute Relaxation and Healthy Snack Time Program for Fourth Graders to Measure the Effects on Alertness and Stress Level - Introduction Problem Statement: Adolescents feel the pressure of state tests, common core, and standards more now than ever before. The students are being pushed to their limits and it is causing stress. The students encounter long periods of rigorous classwork without any break, with high expectations of productivity. This research proposal will examine the ways that a 10-minute break from all cognitive tasks with the inclusion of a healthy fruit snack can reduce that stress and improve student alertness....   [tags: dealing with stress/mental fatigue in schools]
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Pros and Cons of Different Fields in Social Work - Earning my bachelor’s in human services will lead into my career in the field of social work. The field of social work is nothing new: Simon Patten coined the term social workers in 1900 (Robert 1995). Literature on aspects of the field, how to get involved in social work, and what type of work a social worker performs will be included in my research. For the purpose of this review, I will focus my research on current information, 2008 to current. The major theme of my research includes looking at the positives and negatives of different fields in social work....   [tags: meantal health, social work, susbtance abuse]
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Managing Exam Stress - Define stress: Stress is the body’s natural response to a threatening situation, and stress causes the release of hormones such as adrenaline, that prepare the body for its instinctual response to a threat: flight, fight or freeze. The adrenaline causes processes in your body to change, for example, your breathing and heart rate quicken, your senses sharpen, muscles tighten and your blood pressure is raised. These changes allow your reaction time to increase, which could mean the difference between life and death....   [tags: Coping With Exam Stress]
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The Effect Stress Has on Working Memory - The Effect Stress has on Working Memory Question What is the effect of stress on working memory. Stress has been shown to influence working memory (Schoofs, Pabst, Brand, & Wolf, 2013). The purpose of this experiment is to determine whether the stress has a positive or negative impact on working memory. Many people either handle stress well in their daily lives or they succumb to the pressure. While many studies have been done to examine the implications of stress on our physical well-being, there is limited research on specifically how stress affects working memory....   [tags: impact, memory, stress, pressure, physical] 756 words
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Veterans - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), originally associated with combat, has always been around in some shape or form but it was not until 1980 that it was named Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and became an accredited diagnosis (Rothschild). The fact is PTSD is one of many names for an old problem; that war has always had a severe psychological impact on people in immediate and lasting ways. PTSD has a history that is as long and significant as the world’s war history - thousands of years. Although, the diagnosis has not been around for that long, different names and symptoms of PTSD always have been....   [tags: Post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD]
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Relationship Between Time Management and Stress Management, A Survey - Relation between time management and stress management. Time management and stress management are closely related. Good time management helps to manage stress and lower it. Both can be measured by answering a simple questionnaire. It can be anonymous to give delegates the chance to answer the questions without any fear of being victimized if they use their name. I have produced a simple questionnaire where I focused on key questions, which were hidden within the less important. Time and stress management questionnaire....   [tags: workplace, stress, good time] 1611 words
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The Negative Effects of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder - Posttraumatic stress disorder is one of the most common and most life altering stress disorders in the world (Seedat, 2013). After going through traumatic events, many children, teenagers and elderly people show symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder. It is caused by a traumatic event that alters a person’s every day life. The people suffering from this disorder start to show symptoms with small things that bother them from day to day such as getting angry and taking it out on their family, having a short temper, etc....   [tags: stress, disorder, trauma, anxiety, treatment, PTSD]
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Confrontations in Social Work - People tend to think of confrontation as being an argument or verbal conflict. In essence, confrontations are perceived as negative actions, but confrontations are not meant to be negative. In the social service setting, confrontations are meant to ring something out in ht open in order to gain a better understanding. By gaining understanding the social worker can work with the client in moving forward and making meaningful changes (Summers, 2009). Confrontations are placed into three categories: 1.) confrontations of a discrepancy between the client’s expression of what he/she wishes to be and his/her perceptions of self (ideal versus real self); 2.) confrontation of a discrepanc...   [tags: Social Work]
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Acute Stress vs. Chronic Stress - Stress once served as a lifesaving response to threatening events such as being hunted by a predator or hunting prey. The stress response helped our ancestors survive and stress provide important benefits, muscles are be primed, attention is focused, and nerves are ready for action, all of which give us the capacity to fight or to run away from danger. While stress once served a role in our ancient lives, the effects of stress in our modern world take a toll on our bodies and health. The impact of stress can be seen in all major systems of the body, while it may be impossible to avoid stress, there are steps people can take to reduce the negative impacts of stress....   [tags: Cortisol Level, Chronic and Acute]
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Veterans - Hundreds of thousands of United States veterans are not able to leave the horrors of war on the battlefield (“Forever at War: Veterans Everyday Battles with PTSD” 1). Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is the reason why these courageous military service members cannot live a normal life when they are discharged. One out of every five military service members on combat tours—about 300,000 so far—return home with symptoms of PTSD or major depression. According to the Rand Study, almost half of these cases go untreated because of the disgrace that the military and civil society attach to mental disorders (McGirk 1)....   [tags: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, mental health]
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Stress in the Workplace - Stress in the workplace Stress in the workplace has become one of the increasingly popular topics of discussion over the last couple of decades. It has become a major concern among various organizations creating an impact on the management and operations of the organization. This paper will give a detailed definition of what stress in the workplace is and the most common causes of stress amongst both employers and employees. In the midst of investigating the causes of stress, I will give an outline of what can be done to manage the stress by not only the individual but also by the employers themselves....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Stress and it's Sources - Have you ever had an entire list of tasks that needed to be done, but you felt too exhausted to even start them. That is a prime example of stress, which is something a great deal of people from varied age groups face. Stress is the body’s physical and mental reaction to situations or events that we perceive to be challenging or threatening. As unpleasant and undesirable stress is, it is a necessary stimulation in human bodies that would lead to death if it were not present. Stress is caused by many factors, both social and personal, and can have immense negative effects on the human body if not handled properly....   [tags: internal, external stimuli, illness] 713 words
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The Effects of Stress - Stress is a universal issue, your age, gender race and any other differences you have are irrelevant. Stress is not stereotypical; everyone has to deal with it so it is important to know where your personal stress originates from as well as what happens as a result or uncontrolled stress. Also, due to the damages that are caused by uncontrolled stress, it is absolutely necessary for the sake of your physical and mental health to be aware as well as take precautions to deal with your stress. Whether it is the stress you face every day or the pressure and stress you face when approaching a large project or deadline at work or school, you need to know how to treat it effectively....   [tags: cardiovascular problems, depression]
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