The role of gender in workplace stress: a critical literature review

  title={The role of gender in workplace stress: a critical literature review},
  author={Kristina Gyllensten and Stephen Palmer},
  journal={Health Education Journal},
  pages={271 - 288}
Objective The aim of this review was to evaluate research relating to the role of gender in the level of workplace stress. A further aim was to review literature relating to stressors of particular relevance to working women. These stressors included, multiple roles, lack of career progress and discrimination and stereotyping. Design Systematic review. Method Major databases were searched in order to identify studies investigating gender and workplace stress. A range of research designs were… 
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