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Book Chapter Understanding Society: findings 2012

Job-related stress, working time and work schedules

Authors

Editors

Stephanie L. McFall

Publication date

28 Feb 2012

Abstract

Work can be a source of both meaning and fulfilment, but excessive job demands can also cause anxiety and stress. Work-related stress is of interest in the UK following evidence of significant work intensification during the 1990s and persistence of high job strain into the 2000s.

Subjects

Labour Market and Health

Links

https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/research/findings/2012


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