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Document ID (ISN)78654
CIS number 02-984
ISSN - Serial title 1250-3274 - Archives des maladies professionnelles et de médecine du travail
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Chini B.
Title Quantitative assessment of stress within a workers' population in the regions of Haute and Basse-Normandie
Original title Evaluation quantitative du stress dans une population de salariés des régions Haute et Basse-Normandie [in French]
Bibliographic information Nov. 2001, Vol.62, No.7, p.536-545. Illus. 31 ref.
Abstract A questionnaire survey was carried out in collaboration with occupational physicians to evaluate the stress level of 253 workers, using an analogical visual scale marked with qualitative indications. The objective of the study was also to highlight the symptoms showing the best correlation to stress among a list of 20 items. It was found that the occurrence of stress is frequent, around one worker in four rating their level of stress as being high or very high. Stress also influences absenteeism and consumption of psychotropic drugs. However, no significant relationship was found with age, sex or smoking.
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; risk factors; stress factors
Descriptors (secondary) tranquillizers; subjective assessment; neuropsychic stress; France; industrial physicians; questionnaire survey; stress evaluation; mental stress; frequency rates; sickness absenteeism
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 stress and burnout