There has been a lot of work documenting the role of work stressors in contributing to illness in working people.

The list of health outcomes is considerable. Work stressors such as job strain, imbalance between effort and reward (ERI) , threat avoidant vigilance (TAV), lack of social support at work, long work hours, job insecurity and many play a role in health outcomes.

These outcomes include mental health outcomes such as

as well as cardiovascular outcomes

Hypertension and elevated BP
Heart attacks, coronary artery disease and CVD

COVID-19 contributes to work stress as well thus

individuals with work stressors also see increased risk of serious infection, hospitalization and increased risk of death, COVID-19 related strokes and heart attacks

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