Can work make you sick? A meta-analysis of the relationships between job stressors and physical symptoms

  title={Can work make you sick? A meta-analysis of the relationships between job stressors and physical symptoms},
  author={Ashley E. Nixon and Joseph J. Mazzola and Jeremy A. Bauer and Jeremy R. Krueger and Paul E. Spector},
  journal={Work \& Stress},
  pages={1 - 22}
Abstract A meta-analysis of 79 studies reporting cross-sectional and longitudinal relationships between physical symptoms and various occupational stressors was conducted. Stressors were organizational constraints, interpersonal conflict, role conflict, role ambiguity, workload, work hours, and lack of control. The relationships between stressors and eight physical symptoms were quantitatively summarized and contrasted, for both individual symptoms and composite symptom scales. All of the… 

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