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This book is the first one to examine stress in primary health care professionals in the UK - the professionals who are in the frontline of medical care in a rapidly changing society. It is a detailed literate review of stress in general and includes the results of studies on primary health care professionals. It contains extensive material from face-to-face interviews with each profession and practical advice on how they can manage stress.
|Ch. 1||Introduction and Background||1|
|Ch. 2||What Is Stress?||17|
|Ch. 3||Occupational Stress||25|
|Ch. 4||The Individual and Stress||41|
|Ch. 5||Consequences of Stress||63|
|Ch. 6||Potential Sources of Stress Amongst Primary Health Professionals||85|
|Ch. 7||Stress Management: Individual Strategies||115|
|Ch. 8||Stress Management: Organisation-Level Strategies||141|
|Ch. 9||The Way Forward||171|
|About the Authors||197|
Posted December 24, 2002
"This book is likely to be useful as an introductory text to health professionals who know little about the field of occupational stress." - Susan Cartwright, UMIST, UKWas this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.