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The Impact of Work Stress

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HSWEB003

Workplace stress has adverse effect on workers’ mental health, with an increased risk of anxiety, burnout, depression, and substance use disorder. Today, we are living in the bodies of our ancestors in a world they never dreamed would exist. We inherited the adaptive responses that enabled them to survive, but we use our natural survival mechanisms as an over-response to circumstances that are (usually) not really life-threatening.

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Workplace stress has adverse effect on workers’ mental health, with an increased risk of anxiety, burnout, depression, and substance use disorder. Today, we are living in the bodies of our ancestors in a world they never dreamed would exist. We inherited the adaptive responses that enabled them to survive, but we use our natural survival mechanisms as an over-response to circumstances that are (usually) not really life-threatening.

  • Stress is “remembered”
  • Stress: acute v. chronic
  • What the organization can do to reduce stress
  • What we can do for ourselves to reduce the effects of stress

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Nellie Brown, MS, CIH

Director of Workplace Health & Safety Programs

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Nellie J Brown

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