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Identify and explain 2 sources of stress (3=3marks)

one of the sources of stress is 'work overload'. we seem to be moving to a culture in which long hours a work are seen as a sign of esteem, which effects both the individual and social structures. overload is frequently reported as being one of the most stressful aspects of work place stressors.

The secong source of stress is 'lack of control'. many organizations can determine the work hours and work patterns. both in animals(a work learned helpnessnes by seligman 1975) and in humans (marmot et al 1992) show that percieved lack of control increases stress response and leads to depression and illness

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