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Study of Stress among Health Care Professionals: A Systemic Review

Manju Mehta, Madhav Madhusudan Singh, Shakti K Gupta, Arvind Kushal

Keywords : Health status, Medical practitioners, Stress, Stress management, Work stress

Citation Information : Mehta M, Singh MM, Gupta SK, Kushal A. Study of Stress among Health Care Professionals: A Systemic Review. Int J Res Foundation Hosp Healthc Adm 2018; 6 (1):6-11.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10035-1084

License: CC BY-SA 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Stress is any action that places special physical or psychological demands upon a person, anything that can unbalance his individual equilibrium. Work-related stress is a potential cause of concern in health care workers and is associated with decreased job satisfaction, days off work, anxiety, depression, sleeplessness, medical errors, and near misses. To compare stress levels in different groups of health care worker and identify causes of stress, we conducted a survey-based study at a super-specialty public sector hospital at Delhi NCR.


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