Psychosocial work environment and registered absence from work: estimating the etiologic fraction.

@article{Nielsen2006PsychosocialWE,
  title={Psychosocial work environment and registered absence from work: estimating the etiologic fraction.},
  author={Martin Lindhardt Nielsen and Reiner Rugulies and Lars Smith-Hansen and Karl Bang Christensen and Tage S\onderg{\aa}rd Kristensen},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={187-96}
}
BACKGROUND Evidence is growing that an adverse psychosocial work environment increases sickness absence, but little is known on the magnitude of this problem or the impact of specific factors. METHODS Psychological demands, decision authority, skill discretion, social support from colleagues or supervisor, predictability, and meaning of work were assessed with questionnaires at baseline and sickness absence was followed-up in employers' registers for 1,919 respondents (response rate 75.2%, 68… CONTINUE READING

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