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Document ID (ISN)110287
CIS number 09-1406
ISSN - Serial title 0340-0131 - International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gimeno D., Amick B.C., Barrientos-Gutiérrez T., Mangione T.W.
Title Work organization and drinking: An epidemiological comparison of two psychosocial work exposure models
Bibliographic information Feb. 2009, Vol.82, No.3, p.305-317. 75 ref.
Abstract To examine the relationship between psychosocial work exposure and drinking behaviours, a questionnaire survey was conducted among 3,099 workers in the United States. Factors assessed included job stress and alienating job conditions. Data were subjected to statistical evaluation. High strain work showed no associations, while workers in passive jobs had an increased likelihood of heavy drinking (odds ratio (OR) 1.29) and a lower likelihood of frequent drinking (OR 0.71). Jobs with low complexity and low constraint related to more frequent drinking (OR 1.60). No associations with drinking at work were observed. Implications of these findings are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) USA; alcoholism; risk factors; stress factors; psychology of work organization
Descriptors (secondary) epidemiology; cross-sectional study; questionnaire survey; conditions of work
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCanada; Mexico; USA
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental stress and burnout
Psychology of work organization
Psychological factors
Alcohol and drug abuse