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Stress at work is bad for your heart

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39367.567662.BE (Published 18 October 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:796

For the purposes of research, stress at work has two components—high workload and low autonomy. Jobs with both characteristics are unhealthy, especially for people with coronary heart disease. In one Canadian study, chronic job strain doubled the risk of recurrent …

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