Search for dissertations about: "thesis on job stress"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 88 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on job stress.

  1. 1. A thesis on fire Studies of work engagement, Type A behavior and burnout

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Ulrika Eriksson Hallberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Work engagement; Type A behavior; burnout; construct validity; job stress; ‘on fire’; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : The overall address of the present thesis is the relationship between being ‘on fire’ and burning out. More specifically, the thesis focused largely on two representations of involvement in work (work engagement and Type A behavior) and their respective relationships to burnout. READ MORE

  2. 2. Job satisfaction, strain and stress of conscience among nurse assistants working in residential care for older people

    University dissertation from Department of Health Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Anneli Orrung Wallin; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Job satisfaction; strain; stress; stress of conscience; nurse assistants; residential care; long-term care; quality of care; leadership; person-centred care; caring climate; health complaints; psychometric properties;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis was to investigate and explore job satisfaction, strain and stress of conscience (SC) among nurse assistants (NAs) working in residential care for older people. The thesis had a descriptive, cross-sectional and correlational design and consisted of one paper where qualitative methodology was used and three where quantitative methodology was used. READ MORE

  3. 3. Workplace stress measured by Job Stress Survey and relationships to musculoskeletal complaints

    University dissertation from Umeå : Psykologi

    Author : Stefan Holmström; Högskolan i Gävle.; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Job stress; Job Stress Survey; work-related stress; musculoskeletal complaints; metal industry; differential item functioning; medical service; longitudinal; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; longitudinal.;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this thesis was to evaluate and test the Job Stress Survey (JSS, Spielberger, 1991; Spielberger & Vagg, 1999), a self-report instrument which assesses workplace stress. In the thesis a thorough evaluation is made of JSS scales and items, and the relations to health, particularly musculoskeletal complaints. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Public Health Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Julia Åhlin; Stockholms universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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; Public Health Sciences; folkhälsovetenskap;

    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

  5. 5. A Life on the Ocean Wave - Exploring the interaction between the crew and their adaption to the development of the work situation on board Swedish merchant ships

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Public Health Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Monica Lundh; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; engine room; evacuation; work environment; Keywords: Automation; role conflict; ships; stress; engine officers;

    Abstract : ABSTRACTWorking on board merchant ships implies being a part of an isolated context in a multi-cultural arena and spending a lot of time away from family and friends. The shipping industry has during the latest decades undergone major changes due to technical development, automation and increased requirements for profitability and competitiveness. READ MORE