Journal article

How do employment conditions and psychosocial workplace exposures impact the mental health of young workers? A systematic review

M Shields, S Dimov, A Kavanagh, A Milner, MJ Spittal, TL King

SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY AND PSYCHIATRIC EPIDEMIOLOGY | SPRINGER HEIDELBERG | Published : 2021

Abstract

PURPOSE: To assess the quality of the research about how employment conditions and psychosocial workplace exposures impact the mental health of young workers, and to summarize the available evidence. METHODS: We undertook a systematic search of three databases using a tiered search strategy. Studies were included if they: (a) assessed employment conditions such as working hours, precarious employment, contract type, insecurity, and flexible work, or psychosocial workplace exposures such as violence, harassment and bullying, social support, job demand and control, effort-reward imbalance, and organizational justice; (b) included a validated mental health measure; and (c) presented results spe..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council Future Fellowship - Australian Government


Awarded by Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia Partnership Project - Australian Government


Funding Acknowledgements

MS is supported by an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship provided by the Australian Commonwealth Government. MJS is a recipient of an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (project number FT180100075) funded by the Australian Government. TK is supported by an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DE200100607). This research has been funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia Partnership Project (APP1151843) funded by the Australian Government.