Stress - Causes of Stress

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Stress - What are the causes of stress?

1.1 Work

  • Pressures of repetitive and responsible jobs are compared.
  • Johansson found that people whose jobs involved responsibilty for meeting targets and lack of social contact were more stressed.

Study: Johansson 1978 - Measurement of stress response.


  • To measure the psychological and physiological stress response in two categories of employees.

Methodology -

  • Quasi experiment.
  • Data collected through physiological measure of urine and self-report methods. I
  • Independent measures design, no manipulation of IV.
  • Each participant gave a daily urine sample


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