Impact of burnout and psychosocial work characteristics on future long-term sickness absence. Prospective results of the Danish PUMA Study among human service workers.

@article{Borritz2010ImpactOB,
  title={Impact of burnout and psychosocial work characteristics on future long-term sickness absence. Prospective results of the Danish PUMA Study among human service workers.},
  author={Marianne Borritz and Karl Bang Christensen and Ute B{\"u}ltmann and Reiner Rugulies and Thomas C Lund and Ingelise Andersen and Ebbe Villadsen and Finn Diderichsen and Tage S\onderg{\aa}rd Kristensen},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={52 10},
  pages={964-70}
}
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to examine if burnout and psychosocial factors predicted long-term sickness absence (>2 weeks) at work unit level. METHODS Data were collected prospectively at 82-work units in human services (PUMA cohort, PUMA: Danish acronym for Burnout, Motivation and Job satisfaction) followed up during the proceeding 18 months regarding onset of long-term sickness absence. Questionnaire data regarding burnout and psychosocial factors were aggregated at work unit… CONTINUE READING