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Document ID (ISN)72547
CIS number 99-500
ISSN - Serial title 1250-3274 - Archives des maladies professionnelles et de mÚdecine du travail
Year 1998
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bertucat I., Colomb C.
Title On domestic workers
Original title Approche de la profession de travailleuse familiale [in French]
Bibliographic information Apr. 1998, Vol.59, No.2, p.84-90. 6 ref.
Abstract This study was conducted to quantify the degree of discontent expressed by domestic workers during medical consultations with an occupational physician. While domestic work would appear to be satisfying in itself, many women were at risk of depressive illness. There is a need for increased training and support to help these women overcome the problems encountered in their daily contact with deprived families. Topics: conditions of work; depressive neurosis; domestic and related helpers, cleaners; mental health; questionnaire survey; sickness absenteeism; state of health; women.
Descriptors (primary) state of health; domestic and related helpers, cleaners; women; conditions of work
Descriptors (secondary) sickness absenteeism; questionnaire survey; mental health; depressive neurosis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Domestic workers