Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Society is a Storm of Stress That Can Kill You


Managers with hopeless leadership skills seemingly drive men in particular so mad with stress they can send them to an early grave.

Tim and the others at Wernham-Hogg paper merchants were more likely to develop heart disease than those who worked with bosses who offer better support, a study has revealed.

And if a direct link is confirmed by further research then managers' behaviour should be targeted to try to stave off serious illness among their staff, Swedish psychologists say.

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She said the findings of the ten-year-study of 3,122 men held true irrespective of education and income or other risk factors for heart disease such as high blood pressure and diabetes. During the study,74 cases of fatal and non-fatal heart attack, acute angina, or death from heart disease occurred.

Metro


And when your society is run by bad bosses, and you suffer the stress of their stupidity every day?

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