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The measurement of effort-reward imbalance at work: European comparisons.
Using comparative data from five countries, this study investigates the psychometric properties of the effort-reward imbalance (ERI) at work model. In this model, chronic work-related stress isExpand
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Socioeconomic status and health: the role of subjective social status.
Studies have suggested that subjective social status (SSS) is an important predictor of health. This study examined the link between SSS and health in old age and investigated whether SSS mediatedExpand
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Chronic stress at work and the metabolic syndrome: prospective study
Abstract Objectives To investigate the association between stress at work and the metabolic syndrome. Table 4 Risk of having the metabolic syndrome by relative index of inequality of employmentExpand
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Work stress and coronary heart disease: what are the mechanisms?
AIMS To determine the biological and behavioural factors linking work stress with coronary heart disease (CHD). METHODS AND RESULTS A total of 10 308 London-based male and female civil servantsExpand
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Positive affect and health-related neuroendocrine, cardiovascular, and inflammatory processes.
Negative affective states such as depression are associated with premature mortality and increased risk of coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and disability. It has been suggested that positiveExpand
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Underestimation of risk associations due to regression dilution in long-term follow-up of prospective studies.
In prospective studies, disease rates during follow-up are typically analyzed with respect to the values of factors measured during an initial baseline survey. However, because of "regressionExpand
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Gender differences in the associations between health and neighbourhood environment.
Multiple deprivation indicators are frequently used to capture the characteristics of an area. This is a useful approach for identifying the most deprived areas, and summary indices are goodExpand
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Health inequalities and the psychosocial environment-two scientific challenges.
As social inequalities in health continue to be a key public health problem, scientific advances in explaining these inequalities are needed. It is unlikely that there will be a single explanation ofExpand
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Prospective study of social and other risk factors for incidence of type 2 diabetes in the Whitehall II study.
BACKGROUND Social inequalities in the incidence of type 2 diabetes and the relation of health behaviors and psychosocial factors to the incidence of type 2 diabetes are not well established. Expand
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Socioeconomic factors, material inequalities, and perceived control in self-rated health: cross-sectional data from seven post-communist countries.
This study examined the association between perceived control and several socioeconomic variables and self-rated health in seven post-communist countries (Russia, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Hungary,Expand
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