Search for dissertations about: "mental health in the workplace"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words mental health in the workplace.

  1. 1. The worries of working : Longitudinal studies on the impact of employment uncertainty and employment transitions on clinically defined mental health conditions

    Author : Sandra Blomqvist; Linda Magnusson Hanson; Hugo Westerlund; Sarah Burgard; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Employment uncertainty; Organizational downsizing; Job insecurity; Mental health; Psychotropic drugs; Suicide; Suicide attempt; Longitudinal studies; Survey data; Register data; Generalized Estimating Equations; Marginal Structural Models; folkhälsovetenskap; Public Health Sciences;

    Abstract : While mental health problems according psychotropic drug purchases and sick leave spells for psychiatric disorders have increased in Sweden the past 15 years, this is not reflected in trends of psychiatric diagnoses or suicide mortality. In parallel, labor markets have undergone structural changes pressuring employers to increase their flexibility to ensure permanence. READ MORE

  2. 2. Empowerment and health promotion in working life

    Author : Hanna Arneson; Tage S. Kristensen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health promotion; Workplace; Social support; self-rated health; burnout; Health and medical services in society; Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället;

    Abstract : Background: In ‘workplace health promotion’, empowerment is assumed to promote health. Nevertheless, few studies have examined the relationship between empowerment in working life, and health.Aim: To study the impact of empowerment in working life on health, with special focus on gender differences. READ MORE

  3. 3. Being stuck in the workplace : Who is locked-in and what are the implications for well-being and health?

    Author : Johanna Stengård; Claudia Bernhard-Oettel; Erik Berntson; Tuija Muhonen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; being locked-in; employability; non-preferred job; career control; PE fit; matching factors; work ability; demographics; helplessness; mental health; well-being; self-rated health; depressive symptoms; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : In today’s working life, it has been argued that employees themselves to a large extent are expected to take charge of their own careers. However, some individuals may feel a lack of control over their careers as they feel stuck working in a workplace/organization they do not want to continue to work in, but perceive that they have few if any chances to leave for a better alternative elsewhere. READ MORE

  4. 4. “An equal share, that’s my medicine”. Work, gender relations and mental illness in a Swedish context

    Author : Lisa Harryson; Anne Hammarström; Lena Aléx; Per-Olof Östergren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gender relations; gender equality; workplace; domestic work; mental illness; logistic regression; cluster analysis; grounded theory; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Women and men in Sweden are in paid work to almost the same extent, but are found in different occupations and positions in the labour market. Still, women perform the bulk of the unpaid domestic work at home. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rhythm of the job stress blues : Psychosocial working conditions and depression in working life and across retirement

    Author : Julia Åhlin; Linda Magnusson Hanson; Hugo Westerlund; Tarani Chandola; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; job stress; psychosocial working conditions; job demand-control-support model; effort-reward imbalance model; organizational justice; depressive symptoms; longitudinal studies; trajectory analysis; latent class analysis; fixed-effects regression; folkhälsovetenskap; Public Health Sciences;

    Abstract : A work environment characterized by poor psychosocial working conditions may lead to stress and mental health problems such as depression, a common and burdensome public health problem with significant consequences for individuals and for society at large. A number of psychosocial working characteristics have been found to be associated with increased depressive symptoms or clinical depression. READ MORE