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Document ID (ISN)68604
CIS number 97-697
ISSN - Serial title 1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Peterson M., Wilson J.
Title Job satisfaction and perceptions of health
Bibliographic information Sep. 1996, Vol.38, No.9, p.891-898. 52 ref.
Abstract A questionnaire survey of 218 university personnel showed that job-satisfaction measures were significantly related to perceptions of health. Satisfactory perceptions of coworkers was the strongest predictor of health perceptions, and the strongest predictor of resistance to illness. Other significant factors were autonomy, the work done on the present job, and pay. Satisfaction with supervision and opportunities for promotion were not predictive of health-perception measures. Implications for enhanced employee health include a greater emphasis on coworker relationships.
Descriptors (primary) human relations; educational institutions; psychology of work organization
Descriptors (secondary) subjective assessment; USA; questionnaire survey; state of health; remuneration
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Psychological factors
Teaching and educational institutions
Psychology of work organization