Tag: SIckness absence

New publication on mental health related long-term sickness

Which job demands and job resources were predictive of mental health-related long-term sickness absence (LTSA) in nurses? It appeared that in random sample of Norwegian nurses (N = 1,533) 103 (7%) of them had mental health-related LTSA during 2-year follow-up. Harassment was positively and social support at the workplace was negatively related to mental health […]

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New publication on the predcitive validity of the MBI and UWES for future sickness absence

The objective of this study was investigate the Maslach Burnout Inventory—General Survey (MBI—GS) and the Utrecht Work Engagement Scale (UWES) for their ability to identify non-sicklisted employees at increased risk of long-term sickness absence (LTSA). A one-year prospective cohort study was carreid out including 4,921 employees participating in occupational health surveys in the period 2008–2010. […]

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