Occupational Stress: Risk Factors, Prevention and Management Strategies

Nicola Mucci, MD, PhD (Editor)
Associate Professor of Occupational Medicine, University of Florence, Italy

Gabriele Giorgi, PhD (Editor)
Associate Professor of Organizational Psychology, European University of Rome, Italy

Francesco Sderci, MD (Editor)
Research Grantholder of Occupational Medicine, University of Florence, Italy

Giulio Arcangeli, MD (Editor)
Associate Professor of Occupational Medicine, University of Florence, Italy

Series: Safety and Risk in Society
BISAC: HEA028000

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Stress related work, although always present, is considered one of the new risks for occupational medicine. This is largely due to a general change in the organization of work, inevitable in a constantly evolving market. It is also due to the presence of objective and subjective indicators that allow a satisfactory, though very complex, risk assessment.

Related work stress generates repercussions on the company at every level, with a reduction in productivity, a reduction in the corporate image, a reduction in the quality of service, an increase in absenteeism and the dissatisfaction of workers. Some of these aspects are often submerged and difficult to identify.

Related work stress also generate significant costs, both direct and indirect, for companies. A budgeted economic investment will be useful for forward-looking companies, especially for large companies. This book, written by authors from all over the world, will analyze some aspects of this increasingly relevant subject.
(Imprint: Nova)

Preface

Chapter 1. The Interactive Process of Adaptation to Stress and Implications for Intervention
(Clara Simães, PhD, and A. Rui Gomes, PhD, University of Minho, School of Nursing, Braga, Portugal, and others)

Chapter 2. Work Analysis and the Resolution of Occupational Stress: Theoretical Method, Measurement and Application
(James Hunter, Employee Assistance Program, University of Missouri System, Columbia, Missouri, US)

Chapter 3. Burnout: The Good, the Bad and Moving Forward
(Shailesh Kumar and Rishi Kumar, MD, Waikato Clinical Campus, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, and others)

Chapter 4. Occupational Stress Related: Adrenal Fatigue, Hormonal Imbalance and Prevention through Bio-Identical Hormones Approach
(Antara Banerjee, PhD, Yashna Chabria, Mauro Castiglioni, Orazio Licciardello, PhD, Francesco Marotta, PhD, and Surajit Pathak, PhD, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Kelambakkam, India, and others)

Chapter 5. Environmental and Dietary Metabolic Stress in Workers: Novel Avenues in Oral Heavy Metal Chelation and Fatty Liver Aids
(Surajit Pathak, Sruthi K. H., Sathya Priya T., Yuki Sato, Vladimir Tsepkolenko, Masahiro Taki, Roberto Catanzaro, Hala Sweed, Orazio Licciardello, Francesco Marotta and Antara Banerjee, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Kelambakkam, India, and others)

Chapter 6. Biomarkers of Early Effects for Occupational Exposure
(Vivian F. Silva Kah, Ana Letícia Hilário Garcia, Melissa Rosa de Souza, Daiana Dalberto, Arielly F. Bento de Oliveira and Juliana da Silva, Laboratory of Genetic Toxicological, Lutheran University of Brazil, Canoas, RS, Brazil, and others)

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