Do we recover from vacation? Meta-analysis of vacation effects on health and well-being.

@article{Bloom2009DoWR,
  title={Do we recover from vacation? Meta-analysis of vacation effects on health and well-being.},
  author={Jessica de Bloom and Michiel A. J. Kompier and Sabine A. E. Geurts and Carolina de Weerth and Toon W. Taris and Sabine Sonnentag},
  journal={Journal of occupational health},
  year={2009},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={
          13-25
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this meta-analysis is to investigate to what extent vacation has positive effects on health and well-being, how long such effects endure after work resumption, and how specific vacation activities and experiences affect these relationships. METHODS Based on a systematic literature search (PsycInfo, Medline) and methodological exclusion criteria, in a stepwise approach, 7 studies were selected and reviewed. Effect sizes (Cohen's d) were calculated i) for every outcome… CONTINUE READING

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