Journal article

Distinct workplace bullying experiences and sleep quality: A person-centred approach

C Magee, R Gordon, L Robinson, S Reis, P Caputi, L Oades

Personality and Individual Differences | Elsevier | Published : 2015

Abstract

This paper examined the relationships between workplace bullying, sleep quality, and psychological distress using a person-centred approach. Participants included 1454 Australian employees who completed an online questionnaire. Experiences of workplace bullying were assessed via the Negative Acts Questionnaire-Revised, with Latent Class Analysis conducted to identify distinct workplace bullying experiences. Sleep quality was assessed via the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index. The results indicated six distinct classes: No Bullying; Limited Indirect Bullying; Occasional Task-Related Bullying; Task-Related Bullying; Occasional Bullying; and Frequent Bullying. Compared with No Bullying, all classe..

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Awarded by beyondblue competitive tender (RFP)


Funding Acknowledgements

This research was funded by a beyondblue competitive tender (RFP number 6937). The funding body provided some input into the questionnaire content, but was not involved in data collection, analysis, or interpretation of results.