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Document ID (ISN)76438
CIS number 01-598
ISSN - Serial title 0025-6757 - Médecine et travail
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Helardot V.
Title Job insecurity and health
Original title Précarisation au travail et santé [in French]
Bibliographic information June 1999, No.2 (180), p.26-29. 20 ref.
Abstract This article gives an overview of current knowledge of the relationship between health and job insecurity. Unemployment, restructuring of production activities and subcontracting have contributed to the casualization process which may lead to a series of symptoms that can be described as a "malaise" or, in a significant proportion of cases, as a depressive disorder. A sociological research study aimed at studying these relationships involved has been initiated.
Descriptors (primary) state of health; anxiety; psychology and sociology; subcontractors; temporary workers; unemployment; psychological effects
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; conditions of work; sleep disturbances; France
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
Precarious employment