Search for dissertations about: "work-related stress"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 70 swedish dissertations containing the words work-related stress.

  1. 1. Work-related stress in women. Assessment, prevalence and return to work

    Author : Kristina Holmgren; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Work-related stress; gender; return to work; person-environment interaction; sick-leave; supervisor perspective; questionnaire; prevalence; focus groups; cross-sectional study;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to learn about work-related stress in women and the return to work possibilities, and to develop a questionnaire for assessing work-related stress in women. Method: The thesis is based on two qualitative studies and two quantitative studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Development and evaluation of a web application for stress management Supporting behaviour change in persons with work related stress

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Caroline Eklund; Mälardalens högskola.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; fysioterapi; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : Stress is the most common reason for sick leave in Sweden. Stress can lead to health-related problems such as burnout syndrome, depression, sleep disorders, cardiovascular disease and pain. It is important to handle stress at an early stage before it could lead to health-related problems. The web enables to reach many persons at a low cost. READ MORE

  4. 4. Partnership Relation Quality modulates the effects of Work-stress on health

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Ann-Christine Andersson Arntén; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; work-related stress; partnership relation; health; stress; positive affect; negative affect;

    Abstract : The present studies included 884 participants in total, in five different studies referred to in the four articles. All five studies observed participants from different types of occupation in order to obtain a distribution and a diversified group of individuals. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Katharina Näswall; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; job insecurity; appraisal; work-related attitudes; mental health complaints; somatic complaints; personality characteristics; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap 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