Intrinsic job stress and diastolic blood pressure among female hospital workers.

@article{Ameringen1988IntrinsicJS,
  title={Intrinsic job stress and diastolic blood pressure among female hospital workers.},
  author={M R van Ameringen and Andr{\'e} Arsenault and Shimon L. Dolan},
  journal={Journal of occupational medicine. : official publication of the Industrial Medical Association},
  year={1988},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={93-7}
}
The present study of 375 female hospital workers assesses the impact of two specific dimensions of vocational stress on standing diastolic blood pressure. Both intrinsic (pertaining to job content) and extrinsic (associated with job context) stressors were examined in this study. Diastolic blood pressure was found to be significantly related to scores on an intrinsic stress measure, but not with the extrinsic one, even after the contribution of obesity and age levels were controlled. However… CONTINUE READING

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