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Title: Occupational stress among workers in the health service in Zimbabwe: causes, consequences and interventions
Authors: Tapiwa Shabani
Steven Jerie
Takunda Shabani
Department of Geography, Environmental Sustainability and Resilience Building , Midlands State University, P. Bag 9055, Gweru, Zimbabwe
Department of Geography, Environmental Sustainability and Resilience Building , Midlands State University, P. Bag 9055, Gweru, Zimbabwe
Department of Geography, Environmental Sustainability and Resilience Building , Midlands State University, P. Bag 9055, Gweru, Zimbabwe
Keywords: Occupational stress
Workers
Health Service
Zimbabwe
Causes
Consequences
Interventions
Issue Date: 19-Aug-2023
Publisher: Springer
Abstract: Occupational stress is a prevalent issue among workers in the health service sector in Zimbabwe. This review paper aims to explore the causes, consequences and potential interventions for occupational stress experienced by healthcare professionals in Zimbabwe. During the compilation of the review literature was wrangled from different databases such as Google Scholar, PubMed, Science Direct and Scopus. The study provide an in-depth analysis of the factors contributing to occupational stress, including workload, lack of resources, organisational factors and personal characteristics. Additionally, the study examine the detrimental effects of occupational stress on the physical and mental well-being of healthcare workers, as well as its impact on job performance and patient care. Furthermore, various interventions and strategies that can be implemented to mitigate occupational stress and promote a healthier work environment for healthcare professionals.
URI: https://cris.library.msu.ac.zw//handle/11408/6154
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