Latest Occupational health psychology Stories
A mentally demanding job may stress you out today but can provide important benefits after you retire, according to a new study.
Even a condition as mild or feeling anxious, depressed or lonely could increase the risk of an early death, says to the new study.
The risk was raised even at lower levels of distress that would not usually come to the attention of mental health services.
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Psychological Association (APA)'s 2011 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Conference will be held April 8-9 in Chicago.
The impact on mental health of a badly paid, poorly supported, or short term job can be as harmful as no job at all.
In the first combat-zone study of its kind, a research team led by Michigan State University found that soldiers with a positive outlook in the most traumatic situations were less likely to suffer health problems such as anxiety and depression.
Psychosocial work environment and risk of ischemic heart disease in women.
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While fewer Los Angeles residents this year report that money, work and the economy cause significant stress in their lives, their levels of stress remain considerably high.
Experts at The University of Nottingham say our stress levels at work peak when we reach about 50 to 55 years of age and decrease as we head towards retirement.
Those who stay in their original field fare best mentally, report finds.