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Published by Dept. of Sociology, Umeå University in [Umeå] .
Written in English

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StatementNils Eriksson.
SeriesDoctoral theses at the Department of Sociology,, Nr 2, 1996
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS
The Physical Object
Pagination65 p. ;
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL733884M
ISBN 109171911782
LC Control Number97123965

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The term “psychosocial work environment” appears frequently in research articles, including those published in the Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health (1‒8). Recently, the first international handbook on the emerging field of “psychosocial epidemiology” extensively addressed the contribution of psychosocial working conditions to health and illness (9).Cited by: 5. The psychosocial work environment and illness among office workers (Doctoral theses at the Department of Sociology) [Eriksson, Nils] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The psychosocial work environment and illness among office workers (Doctoral theses at the Department of Sociology)Author: Nils Eriksson. Psychosocial Work Environment and Medical Symptoms Among Swedish Commercial Airline Cabin Crew Article in American Journal of Industrial Medicine 53(7) .   Employees who scored in the most adverse quartile of the psychosocial work environment index reported an 71 % increase [Rate Ratio (RR , 95 % CI: –)] in sickness absence days. In addition, there was a clear trend that a worsening in the psychosocial work environment index predicted increases in sickness by: 6.

A work environment that is uncivil and disrespectful also exposes organizations to the threat of more grievances and legal risks. One example of disrespectful behaviour is bullying. Exposure to workplace bullying is associated with psychological complaints, depression, burnout, anxiety, aggression, psychosomatic complaints and musculoskeletal.   There is a positive association between work-related illness and exposure to psychosocial stress. 4,9 Among the European Union member nations, psychosocial stress, affected 22% of workers from to , contributing to 60% of all lost working days, with cost amounting to 4% of gross national product lost. 4,10, The medium version of COPSOQ with 26 scores and 94 items was used in this study to evaluate the psychosocial work environment among healthcare workers and its association with work and socioeconomic status. - All previous studies using COPSOQ instrument focused on analyzing the scores established into the : Mostafa Ghaffari, Mostafa Ghaffari, Mostafa Ghaffari, Hassan Alinaghizadeh, Hassan Alinaghizadeh, Le. Mojoyinola also confirmed that work overload, poor staffing, frustration, and lack of promotion were among the risk factors for psychosocial stress among health-care workers. [16] Owolabi et al. in a cross-sectional study on mission hospital health-care workers in Oyo State explored the association between psychosocial stress and Author: Charles Babajide Onigbogi, Srikanta Banerjee.

  1. Introduction. During the last decade, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work has called attention to changes related to job contexts, eliciting not only biological or physical risks, but also psychosocial risks [].Recent estimates show that % of European workers suffer from work-related health problems, revealing that a healthy and safe work Author: Hugo Coutinho, Cristina Queirós, Ana Henriques, Pedro Norton, Elisabete Alves.   Adverse psychosocial exposure or “misery” is associated with physical disease. This association may not be causal. Rather it may reflect issues of reverse causation, reporting bias, and confounding by aspects of the material environment typically associated with misery. A non-causal relation will not form the basis of effective public health interventions. This may be Cited by:   Characteristics of healthy work organizations Work organization interventions to promote safe and healthy working conditions Surveillance of the changing nature of work Work organization interventions to reduce MSDs among office operators Work schedule designs protect the health and well-being of workers. The psychosocial work environment and illness among office workers (Doctoral theses at the Department of Sociology) by Nils Eriksson Unknown, 65 Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / Author: Nils Eriksson.