If stress is considered as to be the focal point in relation to the modern life style and it’s over bearing effect on our mental and psychic health, workplace stress is undoubtedly the main form of stress and as the workplace pressure and environment is the most involving type of social as well as economic backdrop for the development and increasing encompass of stress, the effects of workplace stress constitute the main body of stress effects for the majority of the people. The effects of workplace stress are numerous and multifarious in nature and in dimensions which we would mention here.
Economic or business effects are the most important category of the effects of workplace stress. Through workplace stress which suffers most is the workplace itself. Global analysis shows that workplace stress is the major reason behind absenteeism, less productivity, decrease in innovation and propagation of new ideas and thoughts, etc. Second most important category of the effects of workplace stress is the social effects. Through workplace stress familial peace is shattered, children gets less time and devotion from their parents resulting in psychic disorders in children, family and social bondage getting loose and nonexistent, absence of relationship and sharing resulting in various psychic disorders, etc. In the medical or health care respect the effects of workplace stress is more multifarious and can be considered as one of the most major contributing factors in the onset of various chronic life style diseases that have taken epidemic shape in the recent years.
Medical effects of workplace stress present a vivid and wide specter of the multiple routes of stress factors in the organic process of individuals. People who suffer from workplace stress for too long a time are much vulnerable to become affected by obesity and diseases like diabetes, as these diseases are much well known as having their roots in the psychic malfunctions or derogating mental health. Continuance of workplace stress can even make a person vulnerable to develop syndromes like hyper tension or high blood pressure. Cardiovascular diseases also are believed to have root in the effects of workplace stress.