A scale for measuring specific job demands within the health care sector: development and psychometric assessment.

@article{Sundin2008ASF,
  title={A scale for measuring specific job demands within the health care sector: development and psychometric assessment.},
  author={Lisa Sundin and Jacek Hochw{\"a}lder and Carina O. Bildt},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={45 6},
  pages={914-23}
}
BACKGROUND Earlier research has indicated that the psychological demand dimension in one of the most commonly used occupational stress models, the job-demand-control-support model, can be too generic and does not capture the multidimensionality of different job demands within health care work. OBJECTIVE The main objective of the study was to develop and psychometrically evaluate a new job demand scale, which captures specific job demands within health care work. Further, to analyse whether a… CONTINUE READING