Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide

Occupational Problems

Arka Deb, M.D., M.P.H., Sara Bounds, M.S.W.
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DEFINITION

  • According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, "Job stress can be defined as the harmful physical and emotional responses that occur when the requirements of the job do not match the capabilities, resources, or needs of the worker" [1].
    • Occupational stress can occur in various circumstances.

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Last updated: October 17, 2014