Did you know that stress and a hostile work environment can lead to physical and mental health problems?
The WHO estimates that depression and anxiety disorders cost the world economy a trillion dollars each year in lost productivity. These symptoms are usually caused by a demanding work environment. Regarding stress, the United States National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health defines job stress as harmful physical and emotional responses that occur when job requirements do not match the worker’s capabilities, resources, or needs. Job stress can, in turn, lead to health problems and even injury.
Signs or symptoms of work-related stress can be physical, psychological, and behavioral. We share a list of the most common symptoms: