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Interaction of Physical and Psychological Stressors at Work - Mental Health Effects

  • John Cullen

Abstract

In a recent paper Bertil Gardell (1982) argues that: “Work stress is shown to be problematic in two ways. First there may be a direct relation between certain objective working conditions, physiological and psychological stress and ill-health. Second, certain stress conditions may create fatigue and/or passivity and thus make it more difficult for individuals to actively involve themselves in changing those working conditions — including physical and chemical risk factors — that may be detrimental to health”.

Keywords

Psychosocial Factor Occupational Psychiatry Work Related Factor Workplace Factor Physical Environmental Factor 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Cullen
    • 1
  1. 1.Health Care and Psychosomatic UnitGarden HillDublin 8England

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