Journal article

Psychosocial work stressors and risk of all-cause and coronary heart disease mortality: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Yamna Taouk, Matthew J Spittal, Anthony D LaMontagne, Allison J Milner

Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health | SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL WORK ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH | Published : 2020


Objectives Psychosocial work stressors are common exposures affecting the working population, and there is good evidence that they have adverse health consequences. There is some evidence that they may impact on mortality, but this has not been systematically examined. We performed a systematic review, including risk of bias, and meta-analyses of observational studies to examine the association between psychosocial work stressors and all-cause mortality and death due to coronary heart disease (CHD). Methods Electronic databases were searched to identify studies and information on study characteristics and outcomes extracted in accordance with PRISMA guidelines. Risk estimates of outcomes ass..

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Awarded by Australian Research Council Future Fellowship - Australian Government

Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported in part by an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship provided by the Australian Commonwealth Government. AM was funded by a Victorian Health and Medical Research Fellowship. MS is a recipient of an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (project number FT180100075) funded by the Australian Government. The funding sources had no role in the design or conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; or preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript including the decision to submit for publication.