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Document ID (ISN)67583
CIS number 96-1710
ISSN - Serial title 1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bergman B., Carlsson S.G., Wright I.
Title Women's work experiences and health in a male-dominated industry
Bibliographic information July 1996, Vol.38, No.7, p.663-672. Illus. 16 ref.
Abstract Questionnaire surveys regarding the work environment, quality of life and health were carried out among 47 women working in the Swedish motor vehicle industry; two assessments were made with 4 to 9 years in between. Changes in work-role quality and in quality of life were associated with changes in somatic disorders and psychological distress. Based on in-depth interviews with four women, a theoretical model was developed to illustrate the effects on women's health of the surrounding organization and culture and the kind of leadership practised.
Descriptors (primary) work organization; women; motor vehicle industry; state of health
Descriptors (secondary) subjective assessment; Sweden; social aspects; mental stress; questionnaire survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Motor vehicle manufacturing industry