Exposure to negative acts at work, psychological stress reactions and physiological stress response

Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 05/10/2012

The results show that some negative acts such as direct harassment and intimidating behaviour are associated with psychological stress–reactions and a negative physiological stress response. Extending previous research this indicates that some negative acts are more detrimental than others in so far as exposure to these acts affects both psychological and physiological health.

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