Influence of paid and unpaid work on psychophysiological stress responses of men and women.

@article{Lundberg1996InfluenceOP,
  title={Influence of paid and unpaid work on psychophysiological stress responses of men and women.},
  author={Ulf Lundberg},
  journal={Journal of occupational health psychology},
  year={1996},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={117-30}
}
  • Ulf Lundberg
  • Published 1996 in Journal of occupational health psychology
Female labor force participation has increased considerably, but women's traditional responsibility for home and family has not changed accordingly. Although women's employment per se does not seem to have negative health consequences, studies show that stress from role conflicts and work overload is reflected in women's elevated psychophysiological arousal not only at work but also off work, which may induce psychosomatic symptoms (e.g., cardiovascular and musculoskeletal disorders). In… CONTINUE READING

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