Chronic psychosocial stress at work and risk of depression: evidence from prospective studies

@article{Siegrist2008ChronicPS,
  title={Chronic psychosocial stress at work and risk of depression: evidence from prospective studies},
  author={Prof. Dr. Johannes Siegrist},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
  year={2008},
  volume={258},
  pages={115-119}
}
Due to their high prevalence and severe consequences depressive disorders provide a primary challenge to medicine and public health. Improving our understanding of modifiable risk factors may help to advance preventive efforts. Chronic psychosocial stress at work, as defined by two theoretical models, demand-control and effort-reward imbalance, is one such modifiable risk factor. This paper reviews and discusses current evidence of associations between work-related psychosocial stress and… CONTINUE READING