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Psychosocial work conditions - cardiovascular disease, perceptions and reactive behavior

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Title: Psychosocial work conditions - cardiovascular disease, perceptions and reactive behavior
Authors: Söderberg, Mia
Issue Date: 1-Dec-2014
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: I. Söderberg, M., Hillström, J., Lissner, L., Rosengren, A., Torén, K. A cross-sectional study of the relationship between job demand-control, effort-reward imbalance and cardiovascular heart disease risk factors. BMC Public Health 2012, 12:1102

II. Schiöler, L., Söderberg, M., Rosengren, A., Järvholm, B., Torén, K. Psychosocial work environment and risk of ischemic stroke and coronary heart disease: a prospective longitudinal study of 75236 construction workers. Submitted for publication

III. Söderberg, M., Härenstam, A., Rosengren, A., Schiöler, L., Olin, A-C. Lissner, L., Waern, M., Torén, K. Psychosocial work environment, job mobility and gender differences in turnover behaviour: a prospective study among the Swedish general population. BMC Public Health 2014, 14:605

IV. Söderberg, M., Rosengren, A., Gustavsson, S., Schiöler, L., Härenstam, A., Torén, K. Fear-avoidance beliefs in return to work after acute coronary syndrome – associations to psychosocial job conditions and mediator effects in the working population of west Sweden. Submitted for publication
Date of Defence: 2014-12-18
Disputation: Torsdageb den 18 december 2014, kl. 09.00, Hörsal Hamberger, Medicinaregatan 16A, Medicinaregatan 16A
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Psychosocial work conditions
cardiovascular disease
return to work
job demand-control
effort-reward imbalance
Abstract: The overall aims of this thesis were to improve our understanding of (1) associations between adverse psychosocial work conditions and less explored cardiovascular outcomes, and (2) workers’ perceptions and reactive behaviour when exposed to such conditions. Psychosocial job environment was evaluated with the job demand-control and effort-reward imbalance models. In the former construct, demand captures psychological work load, while control measures the employee’s influence over work tasks. Con... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9191-6
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