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Stress in Society Literature & Resources

This section identifies a selection of literature and Web resources that provide a wider societal consideration of work/life balance and stress.

British Columbia

BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information. (2009). Learn About...Stress. [4 pages] PDF file; Acrobat Reader required. 

Canada

Canadian Mental Health Association. (2010). Stress. [See also Coping with Stress mini-site].

Health Canada. (January 2008). Mental Health – Coping With Stress. [3 pages] PDF file; Acrobat Reader required. 

Lowe, G. (2006). Under pressure: Implications of work-life balance and job stress. William Banwell Human Solutions. [28 pages] PDF file; Acrobat Reader required. 

Park, Jungwee. (2007). Work stress and job performance. Statistics Canada. [13 pages] PDF file; Acrobat Reader required. 

International

The American Institute of Stress. Job Stress.

Blaug, R., Kenyon, A., and Lekhi, R. (2007). Stress at Work: A report prepared for the Work Foundation’s principal partners. London: The Work Foundation. [94 pages] PDF file; Acrobat Reader required. 

Brun, E., and Milczarek, M. (2007). Expert forecast on emerging psychosocial risks related to occupational safety and health. Luxembourg: European Agency for Safety and Health at Work. [126 pages] PDF file; Acrobat Reader required. 

Health and Safety Executive (UK). Work related stress – health and safety in the workplace.

HelpGuide. (2001-2010). Stress at Work: How to Reduce and Manage Workplace and Job Stress.

Milczarek, M., Schneider, E., and Gonzalez, E.R. (2009). OSH in figures: stress at work – facts and figures. Luxembourg: European Agency for Safety and Health at Work. [143 pages]

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). (2010) Safety and Health Topic: Stress at Work. 
 

Compiled by Emily O'Neill and Karen Rojem, BCTF Information Services. 

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