Psychosocial job conditions, fear avoidance beliefs and expected return to work following acute coronary syndrome: a cross-sectional study of fear-avoidance as a potential mediator

@article{Sderberg2015PsychosocialJC,
  title={Psychosocial job conditions, fear avoidance beliefs and expected return to work following acute coronary syndrome: a cross-sectional study of fear-avoidance as a potential mediator},
  author={M. S{\"o}derberg and A. Rosengren and S. Gustavsson and L. Schi{\"o}ler and A. H{\"a}renstam and K. Tor{\'e}n},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2015},
  volume={15}
}
BackgroundDespite improvements in treatment, acute coronary syndrome remains a substantial cause for prolonged sick absences and premature retirement. Knowledge regarding what benefits return to work is limited, especially the effect of psychological processes and psychosocial work factors. The purposes of this cross-sectional study were two-fold: to examine associations between adverse psychosocial job conditions and fear-avoidance beliefs towards work, and to determine whether such beliefs… Expand
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