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Document ID (ISN)101298
CIS number 03-487
ISSN - Serial title SST - SantÚ et SÚcuritÚ au Travail
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Miled S., Nouaigui H., Rammeh H., Ben Laiba M.
Title Stress: A new disease of civilization?
Original title Stress: nouveau malaise de la civilisation? [in French]
Bibliographic information Apr. 2002, No.21, p.2-13. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract Stress is a part of everyday living. It is an expression of the way the body reacts to external solicitations, and is not necessarily pathological. It is therefore important to differentiate between normal and pathological stress so as to implement appropriate therapeutic measures. Contents of this article on occupational stress: epidemiological data; mechanisms of stress; stress as a function of personality; classification of stress factors; clinical manifestations of stress; occupational stress factors; measurement of occupational stress; prevention of occupational stress.
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; risk factors; mental stress; stress factors
Descriptors (secondary) endocrine glands; epinephrine; epidemiology; stress evaluation; character; emotivity; stress studies; psychology of work organization
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceTunisia
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental stress and burnout