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Description: Occupational Stress is caused by an existing stress-causing factor or “stressor” (Marine et al., 2006). Work stress is a chronic disease caused by conditions in the workplace that indirectly affect an individual`s performance and overall health. In fact, an employee’s stress is negatively correlated to work performance, the more the level of stress, the lower the output (employee performance) in an organization. Today it is believed that even a little bit of stress will slow down employee’s ‟ work performance (Singh & Jain, 2013). Work stress is “a situation in which some characteristics of the work situation are thought to cause poor psychological or physical health, or to cause risk factors making poor health more likely”. Work stress arises when demands exceed abilities, while job-related strains are reactions or outcomes resulting from the experience of stress (Amigun & Von, 2010). Work stress is a chronic disease caused by conditions in the workplace that negatively affects an individual`s performance and or overall well-being of his body and mind (Clark & Cooper, 2000; Asaolu & Agbede, 2022). In some cases, work stress can be disabling. In chronic cases a psychiatric consultation is usually required to validate the reason and degree of work-related stress.

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