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Document ID (ISN)110289
CIS number 09-1407
ISSN - Serial title 0340-0131 - International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Vanroelen C., Levecque K., Louckx F.
Title Psychosocial working conditions and self-reported health in a representative sample of wage-earners: A test of the different hypotheses of the demand-control-support model
Bibliographic information Feb. 2009, Vol.82, No.3, p.329-342. 68 ref.
Internet access 09-1407.pdf [in English]
Abstract This article presents an in-depth examination of Karasek's demand-control-support-model, using data from the questionnaire survey of a representative sample of 11,099 workers in Belgium. The outcome measures were self-reported persistent fatigue, musculoskeletal complaints and emotional well-being. Quantitative job demands and supervisor support had the strongest effects. Other findings are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) Belgium; symptoms; mental health; musculoskeletal diseases; psychology of work organization; fatigue
Descriptors (secondary) subjective assessment; stress factors; questionnaire survey; conditions of work
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental health
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Psychology of work organization
Psychological factors