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Stress may not be as connected to work as you thought

by Brendan Kinney
Publication: Fox 28

September 14, 2012


Ready to unwind from a stressful week at work? Placing the blame on your work environment for that stress is not always the case, according to a recent study.

Timothy Judge, professor of management at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business concluded that genetics, not the work environment, is a larger contributor to stress. Judge studied 600 identical and fraternal twins and found that shared genes are four times as important as shared environment.

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