types of stressor

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  • types of stressor
    • life changes
      • Holmes and Rahe
        • SRRS
          • social readjustment rating scale
          • measured LCUs
            • life change units
        • tested navy with military SRRS
        • positive correlation between LCUs and illness
    • Daily hassles
      • Bouteyre
        • students in transition from highschool to uni
        • depression inventory and hassles questionnaire
        • positive correlation
          • depression
          • daily hassles
        • >40%
          • depressive symptoms because of move
      • Gulian
        • accumulation effect
        • stressful day at work= stressful journey home
      • Gervais
        • nurses
        • keep track of..
          • daily uplifts
          • daily hassles
        • daily hassles reduce job performance
        • uplifts improve performance
      • stressful because
        • accumulation effect
        • amplification effect
          • stressors made worse by effect in life
    • workplace stressors
      • Marmot
        • civil servants
        • questionnaire
          • job control
          • workload
        • findings
          • low job control= CV disorder
          • no link between workload and CV disorder
      • Johansson et al
        • sawmill workers
        • link between
          • workload
          • CV disorders
      • evaluation
        • workplace= constantly changing
        • difficult to assess effect of stress
          • workload?
          • job control?

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