Psychosocial factors and gender as predictors of symptoms associated with sick building syndrome

@inproceedings{Kinman2008PsychosocialFA,
  title={Psychosocial factors and gender as predictors of symptoms associated with sick building syndrome},
  author={Gail Kinman and Miriam Griffin},
  year={2008}
}
  • Gail Kinman, Miriam Griffin
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • Summary Sick building syndrome (SBS) refers to a cluster of symptoms that typically worsen when employ- ees are at work and diminish when they leave. A higher prevalence of symptoms is frequently observed among female employees. Although its aetiology is debated, evidence suggests that psy- chosocial factors might be at least as important as features of the working environment in predict- ing SBS symptoms. Utilizing a sample of 346 offi ce-based employees (55 per cent female) located in fi… CONTINUE READING

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