Journal article

Gendered working environments as a determinant of mental health inequalities: a systematic review of 27 studies

Allison Milner, Anna Joy Scovelle, Tania King, Claudia Marck, Ashley McAllister, Anne Kavanagh, Marissa Shields, Eszter Torok, Humaira Maheen, Adrienne O'Neil

OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: 'Gendered working environments' describes the ways in which (1) differential selection into work, (2) variations in employment arrangements and working hours, (3) differences in psychosocial exposures and (4) differential selection out of work may produce varied mental health outcomes for men and women. The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic review to understand gender differences in mental health outcomes in relation to the components of gendered working environments. METHODS: The review followed a Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) search approach and focused on studies published in 2008-2018. The protocol for the review was p..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council


Awarded by Swedish Research for Health, Working Life and Welfare Postdoctoral Fellowship


Awarded by Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowship


Awarded by NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship


Awarded by Early Career Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

Funding provided by the Australian Research Council LP180100035 (AM, TLK, AK, AO). AMc supported by a Swedish Research for Health, Working Life and Welfare Postdoctoral Fellowship (2017-01998). AM supported by a Victorian Health and Medical Research Fellowship (Department of Health and Human Services, Victorian Government). AO supported by a Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowship (#101160). AJS supported by an NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship (#1191061) and the Australian Government RTP Scheme. CM supported by an Early Career Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council (ID: 1120014). MS is supported by a Melbourne Disability Institute Scholarship, and the Australian Government RTP Scheme.