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Document ID (ISN)105535
CIS number 06-1242
ISSN - Serial title 0034-8732 - Prevención
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Apellániz González A., Izaola A.P.
Title Emerging diseases in occupational settings - Bullying
Original title Patologías emergentes en el medio laboral - El mobbing [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Jan.-Mar. 2005, No.171, p.34-45. Illus. 29 ref.
Abstract Diseases caused by psychosocial risk factors, in particular bullying, are not new and the phenomenon appears to be gaining in importance. According to the findings of the third European survey on working conditions, 8.1% of workers were affected in 2000. This article describes the current situation with respect to diseases caused by bullying at the workplace and examines tools for their evaluation. Topics addressed: definition; epidemiology; bullying situations; development of conflict situations; clinical implications; characteristics of the victims and the bullies; tools for evaluating psychosocial hazards; occupational medicine, administrative and legal aspects.
Descriptors (primary) human relations; bullying; occupational diseases
Descriptors (secondary) legal aspects; depressive neurosis; high-risk groups; human behaviour; hazard evaluation; psychology and sociology
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Bullying and mobbing
Psychological factors