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Revisiting the causes of stress in social work: sources of job demands, control and support in personalised adult social care

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Revisiting the causes of stress in social work : sources of job demands, control and support in personalised adult social care. / Wilberforce, Mark Robson; Jacobs, Sally; Challis, David; Manthorpe, Jill; Stevens, Martin; Jasper, Rowan; Fernandez, Jose-Luis; Glendinning, Caroline; Jones, Karen; Knapp, Martin; Moran, Nicola Elizabeth; Netten, Ann.

In: British Journal of Social Work, Vol. 44, No. 4, 06.2014, p. 812-830.

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Wilberforce, MR, Jacobs, S, Challis, D, Manthorpe, J, Stevens, M, Jasper, R, Fernandez, J-L, Glendinning, C, Jones, K, Knapp, M, Moran, NE & Netten, A 2014, 'Revisiting the causes of stress in social work: sources of job demands, control and support in personalised adult social care', British Journal of Social Work, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 812-830. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcs166

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Wilberforce, M. R., Jacobs, S., Challis, D., Manthorpe, J., Stevens, M., Jasper, R., Fernandez, J-L., Glendinning, C., Jones, K., Knapp, M., Moran, N. E., & Netten, A. (2014). Revisiting the causes of stress in social work: sources of job demands, control and support in personalised adult social care. British Journal of Social Work, 44(4), 812-830. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcs166

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Wilberforce MR, Jacobs S, Challis D, Manthorpe J, Stevens M, Jasper R et al. Revisiting the causes of stress in social work: sources of job demands, control and support in personalised adult social care. British Journal of Social Work. 2014 Jun;44(4):812-830. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcs166

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Wilberforce, Mark Robson ; Jacobs, Sally ; Challis, David ; Manthorpe, Jill ; Stevens, Martin ; Jasper, Rowan ; Fernandez, Jose-Luis ; Glendinning, Caroline ; Jones, Karen ; Knapp, Martin ; Moran, Nicola Elizabeth ; Netten, Ann. / Revisiting the causes of stress in social work : sources of job demands, control and support in personalised adult social care. In: British Journal of Social Work. 2014 ; Vol. 44, No. 4. pp. 812-830.

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