Tag Archives: Karoshi

Work and Blood Pressure

Pickering, T.G. The Japanese have a word for it: Karoshi, or death from overwork. For many of us, our jobs are a major source of stress, and there is a perception that those of us who are lucky enough to have jobs are working harder and harder. This raises the issue of the effects of

Burnout, Karoshi, Mobbing: Fenómenos psicosociales del trabajo.

Susana Martínez Alcántara Araceli Hernández Sánchez Burnout, mobbing and karoshi are new psychosocial phenomenas closely related to workplace stress, that is generated by the interaction between work overload and the realtionships established by workers with their colleagues, superiors, and others (clients, patients, students). There is an urgent need to study the problem further due to