Personality factors related to shift work tolerance in two- and three-shift workers.

  title={Personality factors related to shift work tolerance in two- and three-shift workers.},
  author={Sylvia Natvik and Bj\orn Bjorvatn and Bente Elisabeth Moen and Nils Mager\oy and B\orge Sivertsen and St{\aa}le Pallesen},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  volume={42 5},
This study aimed to investigate whether different personality variables were associated with shift work tolerance, and whether these potential associations were moderated by various types of shift work. The sample comprised 1505 nurses who worked either two or three rotating shifts. Personality traits were measured in terms of morningness, flexibility, languidity and hardiness. Morningness reflects the tendency to be alert relatively early in the morning and sleepy relatively early in the… CONTINUE READING

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