Job characteristics, physical and psychological symptoms, and social support as antecedents of sickness absence among men and women in the private industrial sector.

@article{Vnnen2003JobCP,
  title={Job characteristics, physical and psychological symptoms, and social support as antecedents of sickness absence among men and women in the private industrial sector.},
  author={Ari K P V{\"a}{\"a}n{\"a}nen and Salla Toppinen-Tanner and Raija Kalimo and Pertti O A Mutanen and Jussi Vahtera and Jos{\'e} M. Peir{\'o}},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={57 5},
  pages={807-24}
}
Most longitudinal studies on the relationship between psychosocial health resources and risks, and the employees' subsequent sickness absences have been conducted in the public sector. The purpose of this study was to find out psychosocial antecedents of sickness absenteeism in the private industrial sector. The effects of job characteristics (job autonomy and job complexity), physical and psychological symptoms, and social support (from coworkers and supervisors) on sickness absenteeism were… CONTINUE READING

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