Latest Workplace stress Stories

2009-04-08 07:30:00

SAN DIEGO, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) today released its 2008 Think Tank report entitled, "Extreme Productivity: Are Your Employees Hitting the Wall?" This in-depth report addresses the urgent challenges faced by employers trying to maintain employees' full engagement in their work while promoting health and wellness and reducing stress. The topic is critical, given the severe downturn in the economy and widespread job cutbacks, which add to...

2009-03-23 06:00:00

HALLOWELL, Maine, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Kevin Polk, a clinical psychologist with over 20 years of experience in stress management is offering a new web program and DVD for stress management. The program is based on Acceptance and Commitment Training (ACT).

2009-03-13 10:00:06

Exposure to critical incidents, workplace discrimination, lack of cooperation among coworkers, and job dissatisfaction correlated significantly with perceived work stress among urban police officers, according to a study by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.

2009-03-12 15:00:00

New research shows that one in five US workers say the recession is causing them mental health problems, by battling anxiety and fear over the potential loss of their jobs.

2008-11-11 12:00:06

Research conducted by the Kenexa Research Institute (KRI) investigated the stress caused by work, and a worker's ability to balance both his/her professional and personal lives.

2008-09-29 14:41:14

Somewhere between the tanking economy, the 150 daily emails coming into your Blackberry and the cut-throat working environment, it's nearly impossible to stay calm.

2008-07-19 03:00:00

By Yeung, Joseph C K This study examines Chinese workers' job stress through the application of Karasek's (1979) job demand - job control model, and investigates how traditional values influence the interaction between job demands and job control, in affecting workers' anxiety and depressive symptoms.

2008-07-06 00:00:22

By dave Blackhurst A Team of psychologists will be drafted in to the region's biggest hospital to find why staff are so stressed at work.

2008-06-19 18:00:07

By Aled Blake AN ONLINE stress management tool has been launched to offer businesses away of measuring the levels of stress employees suffer.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.