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Document ID (ISN)103221
CIS number 04-247
ISBN(s) 0-7176-2770-5
Year 2003
Convention or series no. HSE Research Report RR 170
Author(s) Daniels K., Jones D., Fergusson E., Perryman S., Rick J.
Health and Safety Executive
Title Cognitive factors' influence on the expression and reporting of work-related stress
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2003. viii, 132p. Illus. Approx 240 ref. Price: GBP 20.00. Downloadable version free of charge.
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Abstract This study examined the extent to which individual differences in factors such as personality and attitudes are responsible for the incidence of stress-related illness and reporting of stress-related problems through questionnaires and other monitoring processes. The work involved a meta-analysis of longitudinal studies of ill-health, work conditions and individual differences, as well as an examination of representative databases of the UK population. It was concluded that cognitive factors in the experience of unpleasant emotions might play a central role in both the development and reporting of stress-related illness.
Descriptors (primary) individual variables; occupational diseases; notification of occupational diseases; risk factors; stress factors
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; United Kingdom; report; work efficiency; computerized data bases; conditions of work; questionnaire survey; statistical evaluation; character
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Notification of accidents and diseases
Mental stress and burnout