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Document ID (ISN)109091
CIS number 09-235
ISSN - Serial title 0355-3140 - Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ruotsalainen J., Serra C., Marine A., Verbeek J.
Title Systematic review of interventions for reducing occupational stress in health care workers
Bibliographic information June 2008, Vol.34, No.3, p.169-178. Illus. 60 ref.
Abstract This literature survey evaluated the effectiveness of interventions in reducing stress and burnout at work among health care workers. It is concluded that there is some evidence available for a reduction in stress levels from person-directed, person-work interface, and organizational interventions among health care workers. This finding should lead to a more active stress management policy in health care institutions.
Descriptors (primary) health programmes; stress factors; health care personnel; hospitals
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; neuropsychic stress; anxiety; depressive neurosis; statistical evaluation; mental health; stress studies; mental stress; risk factors; psychology of work organization
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain; Finland; Netherlands
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Health care services
Workplace health promotion
Mental stress and burnout