Search for dissertations about: "job stressor"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words job stressor.

  1. 1. Job insecurity from a stress perspective : Antecedents, consequences, and moderators

    Author : Katharina Näswall; Magnus Sverke; Julian Barling; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; job insecurity; appraisal; work-related attitudes; mental health complaints; somatic complaints; personality characteristics; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The trend in working life to lower costs by reducing personnel or employing staff on short-term basis has brought uncertainty to many employment situations. Job insecurity is a phenomenon that has received growing attention in research as well as in working life. The present thesis considers job insecurity as a stressor. READ MORE

  2. 2. An integrative approach to neurocardiologic mechanisms of heart disease risk in professional drivers : Application of neuro-psycophysiologic and work enviornment models

    Author : Reza Emdad; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; professional drivers; ischemic heart disease; EEC; ERP; TypeA behavior; Stress; Job Strain; headlight glare; night driving;

    Abstract : Aim: This dissertation aims to apply, develop and integrate neurophysiologic,psychophysiologic, and work environment models, along with behavioral and biomedicalrisk factors" to provide insight into the neurocardiologic mechanisms of heartdisease risk in professional drivers (PD). Methods: Subjects were male PD, age 25-52: 13 with ischemic heart disease(IHD), 12 hypertensives (HTN), 10 borderline hypertensives (BHTN) and 34 normotensives(NTN), and 23 non-PD controls. READ MORE

  3. 3. The internationalization of work : Psychophysiological predictors of adjustment to foreign assignment

    Author : Ingrid Anderzén; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; International relocation; expatriation; repatriation; psychophysiology; stress;

    Abstract : Developments during the last decade have resulted in an increased globalization of both personal and financial resources. This thesis is based on a longitudinal, prospective study, following a group of employees and their families (n=131, expatriate group) before (pre-assignment), during (expatriation) and after (repatriation) a work-related assignment abroad. READ MORE

  4. 4. Side effects of being tired : burnout among Swedish sport coaches

    Author : Erik Lundkvist; Peter Hassmén; Henrik Gustafsson; Robert Eklund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Coach burnout; exhaustion; interpretative phenomenological analysis; convergent validity; discriminant validity; quantile regression; work-home home-work interference; workaholism; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Burnout is a psychological concept that have got much attention since it was first defined in the middle of the 1970s. Although the definition of burnout differ there is consensus about exhaustion as the most important part of the concept. Burnout have also been in focus in sport psychology research. READ MORE

  5. 5. The health care sector: A challenging or draining environment : Psychosocial work experiences and health among hospital employees during the Swedish 1990s

    Author : Anna Hertting; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Downsizing; Psychosocial work; Occupational health; Women and stress; Work motivation; Health care; Gender; Coping; Exhaustion; Cortisol circadian.;

    Abstract : Health care personnel in a large Swedish hospital were followed over a period characterised by downsizing and related restructuring. The access to a research field, and research database between 1994 and 2001 provided an unusual opportunity to study longitudinally the consequences of structural instability in the work environment, as well as personnel health. READ MORE