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Department of Management, The University of Texas at Arlington, Box 19377, Arlington, TX 76019, USA

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Faculty of Humanities, University of Manchester, Manchester M15 6PB, UK

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Department of Management, The University of Texas at Arlington, Box 19467, Arlington, TX 76019, USA



Authors’ note: 2015 was the 100th anniversary of the publication of the seminal work 1915 of Walter Bradford Cannon, M.D., that inspired generations of stress researchers and scholars.





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Abstract Occupational stress is a known health risk for a range of psychological, behavioral, and medical disorders and diseases. Organizations and individuals can mitigate these disorders through preventive stress management and enhanced wellbeing. This article addresses, first, the known health risk evidence related to occupational stress; second, the use of preventive stress management in organizations as the framework for intervention; and third, the emerging domain of enhancing wellbeing, which strengthens the individual. Premature death and disability along with chronic suffering from occupational stress are not inevitable, despite being known outcome risks. View Full-Text

Keywords: occupational stress; occupational health; prevention; preventive stress management; stress; wellbeing occupational stress; occupational health; prevention; preventive stress management; stress; wellbeing





Author: James Campbell Quick 1,2,* and Demetria F. Henderson 3

Source: http://mdpi.com/



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