Search for dissertations about: "thesis on stress and the workplace"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on stress and the workplace.

  1. 1. Psychiatric nursing staff and the workplace : Perceptions of the ward atmosphere, psychosocial work environment, and stress

    Author : Hanna Tuvesson; Malmö högskola; []

    Abstract : Major changes have taken place in psychiatric care in Sweden as well as in other countries. These changes, and the current climate of pressure and demands on the nursing staff in psychiatric in-patient care, make it important to be able to understand the relationship between environmental aspects and the nursing staff’s working conditions. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Empty Labor : Subjectivity and Idleness at Work

    Author : Roland Paulsen; Patrik Aspers; Mats Alvesson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; organizational misbehavior; workplace resistance; slacking; simulation; cyberloafing; critical theory; sabotage; time waste; instrumental reason; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This thesis is about how and why employees spend large proportions of their working hours on empty labor, i.e. private activities on the job. It is written against the backdrop of a highly debated subject within critical theory, namely the possibility of individuals resisting taken-for-granted power asymmetries. READ MORE

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

    Author : Stefan Holmström; Bo Molander; Margareta Barnekow-Bergkvist; Lars R Bergman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Job stress; Job Stress Survey; work-related stress; musculoskeletal complaints; metal industry; differential item functioning; medical service; longitudinal.; Psychology; 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

  5. 5. Psychosocial work factors and burnout : a study of a working general population and patients at a stress rehabilitation clinic

    Author : Sofia Norlund; Lisbeth Slunga Järvholm; Margareta Kristenson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Burnout; exhaustion disorder; psychosocial work factors; coping; social support; demands; control; job strain; job insecurity; sick leave; return to work; working population; epidemiology; grounded theory; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background The psychosocial work environment affects our health (e.g., sick leave and mortality rates). Research on psychosocial work factors and burnout has focused on specific workplaces or occupations and rarely evaluated in the general population or used longitudinal designs. READ MORE