February 15, 2013
Stress and Illness in the workplace matrix
Associate Level Material
Stress and Illness in the Workplace Matrix
Use the following table to describe the relationship between stress and health in the workplace and to identify ways to reduce stress in the workplace. If you use additional sources, include citations consistent with APA guidelines.
|What is the relationship between stress and health in the |Job stress can be defined as harmful and emotional responses that don’t match | |workplace? |up with the capabilities of the job. Studies of job stress have shown that the| | |gather the social support available to employees, the lower the psychological | | |strain they report.(Cottingont & House, 1987,LaRocco, House, & French, 1980) | | |An alarm goes off in your brain which is preparing you for a defensive action.| | |As stressful situations arise you may not be able to work with this person or | | |perform your job duties. This in turn can result in wear and tear to your body| | |with fatigue because we are determined to focus on the stressor. With the | | |amount of work that needs to be done in one day may interfere with our cardio | | |vascular disease. Such as experiencing headaches, sleep disturbance, | | |difficulty in concentrating, job dissatisfaction....