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 aspects of the working environment (e.g. impending deadlines) thatare experienced to be stressful, including physical stressors (such as noise, length of working day and inherentdanger) and psychosocial stressors(such as relationships with co­workers, organisation ofwork, and role responsibility).

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Psychology term of the day

September 17th 2021

thematic apperception test (TAT)

 a projectivetest, whereby individuals are presented with ambiguous pictures and askedto generate a story from them, thereby reveal personality characteristics, motivation forpower, achievement and affiliation, and in a clinical setting, anyunderlying emotional problems.