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Document ID (ISN)69255
CIS number 97-1046
ISSN - Serial title 0019-8366 - Industrial Health
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Shigemi J., et al.
Title The relationship between job stress and mental health at work
Bibliographic information Jan. 1997, Vol.35, No.1, p.29-35. Illus. 16 ref.
Abstract A questionnaire survey of 763 workers in a Japanese electronics company identified 37.8% with mental health problems. Regression analysis indicated that after adjusting for sex, age, marital status, familial stress and physical health, subjective job stress was significantly associated with the state of mental health. Significant stress factors included too much trouble at work, too much responsibility, not being allowed to make mistakes, poor relationship with superiors, and being unable to keep up with technology.
Descriptors (primary) mental health; electronics industry; mental stress
Descriptors (secondary) subjective assessment; Japan; sex-linked differences; stress factors; questionnaire survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceJapan
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental health
Mental stress and burnout
Electronics industry
Manufacturing of electrical appliances and equipment
Psychological factors