Psychology & Psychiatry

Job strain linked to onset of common mental illness

Workplaces that reduce job strain could prevent up to 14 percent of new cases of common mental illness from occurring, according to new research led by the Black Dog Institute.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Repeated job strain is a risk factor for depression, study finds

(Medical Xpress)—Overworked employees with little power in the workplace are at an increased risk of developing major depressive disorder (MDD), according to a new study from researchers at Queen Mary, University of London, ...

Cardiology

Job strain and overtime predict heart disease and mortality

A study presented today at the ESC Congress 2011 by Finnish researchers, showed that high job demands coupled with low job control to meet these demands, refer to a "high strain job" – a situation which is a risk for ...

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