Theories of psychological stress at work

@inproceedings{Dewe2012TheoriesOP,
  title={Theories of psychological stress at work},
  author={Philip J. Dewe and Michael P. O’driscoll and Cary L. Cooper},
  year={2012}
}
This chapter is about theories of work-related stress. Of course, throughout this Handbook, stress-related topics are discussed. However, in order to understand different theories and to give them a sense of time, place, and meaning, we attempt to explore them against the changes in how stress has come to be defined. The importance of exploring stress theories in this way lies in the way it gives a sense of history: of why different theories prevailed (Cooper, Dewe, & O’Driscoll, 2001), whether… 

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