Stressed out at university

Paton, Nic
April 2013
Occupational Health;Apr2013, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p16
The article discusses what universities in Great Britain are doing to help their stressed-out staff, and the role of the university occupational health (OH) practitioner. Higher education has reportedly become more of a high-stress environment and that academics are under a lot of performance and competitive pressure. In response, many universities offer some form of counseling service for staff or an employee assistance program. OH professionals reportedly want to help but felt left out. INSETS: BOX 1: THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE UNION STUDY'S FINDINGS;RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE OH PROFESSION.


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