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Document ID (ISN)109902
CIS number 09-984
ISSN - Serial title 1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) László K.D., Kopp M.S.
Title Effort-reward imbalance and overcommitment at work are associated with painful menstruation: Results from the Hungarostudy epidemiological panel 2006
Bibliographic information Feb. 2009, Vol.51, No.2, p.157-163. 48 ref.
Abstract The objective of this study was to analyse the relationship between work stress, defined according to the Effort-Reward Imbalance Model, and painful menstruation. Data on 821 pre-menopausal and non-pregnant working women from a Hungarian epidemiological cohort were analysed. The association between work stress and dysmenorrhoea was investigated using logistic regression. After controlling for age, occupational class, education, marital status, parity, unsuccessfully trying to conceive for at least one year, previous miscarriage, smoking, body-mass index, physical activity and depressive symptoms, effort-reward imbalance and overcommitment were associated with an increased risk of menstrual pain (odds ratios 1.42 and 1.07 respectively).
Descriptors (primary) menstrual disorders; psychology of work organization; women; stress factors; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) Hungary; cohort study; statistical evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceHungary; Sweden
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Industries and occupations
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Mental stress and burnout
Psychology of work organization
Psychological factors
Diseases of the reproductive system