Stress management

  • Neil Thompson
  • Jo Campling


All jobs involve pressure and stress to a certain extent, but working with people can leave us particularly prone to stress. This chapter explores three key aspects of stress management:
  • Stressors The common sources of pressure that can lead to our experiencing stress;

  • Coping methods The ways in which we try to deal with our pressures;

  • Support The ways in which we can be helped to cope.


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Further reading

  1. Arroba, T. and James, K. (1987) Pressure at Work: A Survival Guide, London, McGraw-Hill.Google Scholar
  2. Burnard, P. (1991) Coping with Stress in the Health Professions, London, Chapman and Hall.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Pottage, D. and Evans, M. (1992) Workbased Stress: Prescription is Not the Cure, London, National Institute for Social Work.Google Scholar
  4. Powell, J.P and Enright, S.J. (1990) Anxiety and Stress Management, London, Routledge.Google Scholar
  5. Thompson, N., Murphy, M. and Stradling, S. (1994) Dealing with Stress, London, Macmillan.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Neil Thompson 1996

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  • Neil Thompson
  • Jo Campling

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