Work disorders play an important role in individual experience.
Many people suffer from psycho-social stress caused by excessive demands, time pressure, hectic activity, job loss and bullying in the workplace. The individual perception, evaluation and processing of these situations determine the agree of subjective limitation involved. As a result, psychosomatic illness, depression, anxiety and panic states, burn-out-syndrome and feelings of loss of orientation and meaning often occur. Work disorders are characterized by internalized ideals and values in the individual's biography which have led to the development of specific lifestyles and personality patterns.