The Encyclopedia of StressBMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7295.1187/a (Published 12 May 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:1187
- Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, health and science reporter
- Jerusalem, Israel
Ed George Fink
Academic Press, £370, pp 1900
ISBN 0 12 226735 4
Only on some small desert island could man find himself liberated from stress. On second thoughts, perhaps 21st century man could not escape from it even there.
Stress has profound effects on people's physical and mental health and on society's medical care, workplace productivity, educational institutions, …