Psychological factors are under-recognised as risk factors for heart attack. But research shows the more stress someone is under, the greater their risk of heart disease and death.
Two years of pandemic have put a severe strain on the mental health of America’s workers. Employers with a plan in place will be best equipped to help them cope.
Having strong social support and a sense of belonging buffered and even reversed some of the harmful effects of stress on genes.
Throughout the pandemic, community carers have risked their own health and well-being, but have struggled for even basic support and equipment.
Scotland, Ireland and Spain are among those trialling four-day weeks, but they’re not living in the real world.
Rates of burnout have increased alarmingly among health-care workers during the pandemic. Unless the system provides more support to its already depleted workforce, staff shortages may get worse.
How we read messages is as important as what we write when it comes to happy workplace relations – especially in lockdowns or when working from home.
Workplace stress among academics has long been higher in Australia and New Zealand than overseas, and research suggests the flow-on impacts on students could fuel a vicious cycle of negative feedback.
Our study, measuring heart rate, skin conductivity and emotion in controlled conditions, shows the effects of office noise are very real.
Burnout as the result of workplace stress has big implications for employers. Occupational health and safety standards require employers to protect both the physical and mental health of workers.
Narcissism is relatively common among managers and can damage their relationships with employees. Yet some narcissists can enourage trust despite their shortcomings. So how can they be detected?
A new book presents burnout as a generational issue, but this is a trap.
Research shows the presence of dogs increases overall human well-being, which can come in handy in high-stress work environments like the White House.
Here’s what the research tells us about what wears us out, what renews us, and how to feel more refreshed in 2021.
People working from home, especially parents, are stressed out during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hotels, meantime, have taken a huge economic hit. Here’s why hotels should market to remote workers.
Workers who experience job insecurity over several consecutive years become less emotionally stable, less agreeable and less conscientious.
Daily recovery can not only relieve burnout – it may also prevent it in the first place.
The food we eat and the products we use should not contribute to human misery. While companies hold some blame, so do consumers who avoid dealing with the consequences of their purchasing decisions.
Data from a workplace barometer study show more than a quarter of employees felt depressed often, a half said depression affected their lives and for 8% life was “very or extremely difficult”.
Over half of Australian teachers suffer from anxiety and nearly one-fifth are depressed.