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Document ID (ISN)103680
CIS number 04-750
Year 2001
Convention or series no. NTP 604-2001
Author(s) Vega MartÝnez S.
Title Psychosocial risk: The demand-control-support model (II)
Original title Riesgo psicosocial: el modelo demanda-control-apoyo social (II) [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2001. 7p. 10 ref.
Internet access http://internet.mtas.es/Insht/ntp/ntp_604.htm [in Spanish]
Abstract The demand-control-support model consists of a psychosocial risk model developed by R. Karasek et al. to describe and analyse work situations that give rise to chronic stress. This information note discusses the effects of occupational stress on health (musculoskeletal disorders, minor psychic disorders), psychosocial evaluation instruments (Karasek's job content questionnaire and other questionnaires or checklists that derive from it) and preventive interventions with respect to the three dimensions of the model. Karasek's psychosocial risk model is discussed in note NTP 603-2001 (CIS 04-749).
Descriptors (primary) Spain; psychology and sociology; health hazards; stress factors; conditions of work
Descriptors (secondary) sickness absenteeism; musculoskeletal diseases; psychology of work organization; data sheet; psychological effects; description of technique; hazard evaluation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Psychological factors
Mental stress and burnout