TITLE

Stressed out at university

AUTHOR(S)
Paton, Nic
PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
Occupational Health;Apr2013, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
87007592

 

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