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Relationship between psychosocial stress at the workplace and cardiovascular diseases

Project number: F 2029 Institution: Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA) Status: Completed Project

Description:

Systematic review of the relationship between work-related psychosocial stress and incidence of cardiovascular diseases. Focus of the review will be over commitment and imbalance of efford and reward (model of Siegrist) as well as the interaction of demand and control at the workplace (model of Karasek).

Further risk factors are mobbing, shift work and long working hours which will be examined concerning their influence on cardiovascular health.

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Unit 3.1 "Prevention of Work-related Diseases"

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