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Document ID (ISN)109677
CIS number 09-737
ISSN - Serial title Prevent Focus
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Title Psychosocial aspects of shift work
Original title Les aspects psychosociaux du travail en équipes [in French]
Bibliographic information Nov. 2008, No.9, p.16-19. Illus.
Abstract More and more enterprises resort to shift work which, for most workers, is not a matter of choice. This article reviews the various psychosocial effects of shift work. Topics addressed: economic advantages of shift work for enterprises; individual factors; sleep and fatigue; nutrition; psychological effects; effects on human relations; possible improvements; advice on how to organize shift work.
Descriptors (primary) Belgium; psychology of work organization; shift work
Descriptors (secondary) human relations; work organization; nutrition; fatigue; social aspects; psychology and sociology; economic aspects; psychological effects; sleep disturbances
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Occupational physiology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Nutrition
Psychology of work organization
Psychological factors