Getting a grip on stress

Work stress often gets labelled a 21st century epidemic. However, increased employer attention
on creating healthier work environments may be helping to get stress under control.There’s only one way to know whether the stress landscape
is changing: track national trends using best available data, which come from the Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS). The CCHS gauges Canadians’self-perceived levels of work stress. While there has been a slight decline in work stress levels, we lack the data required to know why this is happening and if it is a trend. To fill this gap, Canada needs a new national survey that can monitor stress and related working conditions.
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