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Modelling the Stress-Strain Relationship in Work Settings

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ISBN 9780415153201
Published June 26, 1998 by Routledge
240 Pages

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Book Description

Meni Koslowsky presents here for the first time a way of modelling stress-strain that will enable researchers to both assess examples from the literature and correctly define and use the model in their own investigations. All stages from construction of the model to data analysis are covered, along with possible pitfalls.
This book enables investigators to develop and test models for describing stress phenomena in their own settings. It provides an essential research tool for all those who assess stress and strain in their working lives.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 2 Theories of organizational stress 3 Stressors 4 Extra-organizational stressors 5 Stress assessment instruments 6 Psychological and physiological reactions 7 Behavioral consequences of stress 8 Mediators and moderators 9 Modeling the stress–strain process 10 General methodological issues

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Meni Koslowsky is Associate Professor of Psychology at Bar-Ilan University, Israel. His previous publications include Commuting Stress: Causes, Effects and Methods of Coping (with A. N. Kluger and M. Reich) (1995)