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Teachers as professionals practice a mainly humanitarian profession and are subject to conditions of work stress. In our country, specifically, teachers are the final recipients and implementers of educational policy decisions as our educational system in centralized. A fact that often leads them to feel work stress according to international and Greek surveys. This paper intends to investigate the recognition of the teaching profession as a stress factor. For this reason, a quantitative survey was carried out, with a questionnaire to 1,988 primary education teachers. The Sources of Emotional Stress questionnaire was distributed, which was first used in the country by Mouzoura in 2005. The findings reveal the existence of stress to a large extent, regarding the recognition of the teacher ΄s profession.

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