Stress, Mental Health, and Job Performance among Active-Duty Military Personnel.

Objective: This study examined the extent to which high levels of occupational and personal/family stress were associated with mental health problems and productivity loss among active-duty military personnel

Results: Those reporting the highest levels of work stress were 25 years old or younger, were married with spouses not present at their duty station, and were more likely to be women. Personnel with high levels of stress had significantly higher rates of mental health problems and lost productivity than those with less stress. We recommend that prevention and intervention efforts geared toward personnel reporting the highest levels of stress be given priority for resources in this population.

Status: Complete

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