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Document ID (ISN)76041
CIS number 01-285
ISSN - Serial title 1250-3274 - Archives des maladies professionnelles et de médecine du travail
Year 1998
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jacquinet-Salord M.C., Segalen M., Manillier P.
Title Quality of life at work and mental health of 3279 employees of small and medium sized undertakings of the Paris area
Original title Qualité de vie au travail et santé mentale de 3279 salariés de petites et moyennes entreprises de la région parisienne [in French]
Bibliographic information Oct. 1998, Vol.59, No.6, p.389-394. 12 ref.
Abstract The purpose of this study was to assess the state of mental health among workers in the Paris region and to demonstrate a possible relationship with the actual work experience. The survey covered a group of 3,279 employees of small- and medium-sized undertakings using a standard questionnaire covering demographic characteristics and the perception of working conditions. Mental health evaluation was carried out using the Langner and Amiel total health test. The mental health judgement relative to actual work experiences was generally satisfactory, particularly in the higher socio-professional categories. A relationship was also noted between mental health, on one hand, and level of autonomy, intra-company communications, and environmental factors, on the other.
Descriptors (primary) small enterprises; mental stress; mental health; state of health
Descriptors (secondary) subjective assessment; France; occupational health survey; social aspects; stress factors; psychological effects; questionnaire survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental health
Psychological factors
Small and medium-sized enterprises
Mental stress and burnout