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The impact of employee level and work stress on mental health and GP service use: an analysis of a sample of Australian government employees

Parslow, Ruth; Jorm, Anthony F; Christensen, Helen; Broom, Dorothy H; Strazdins, Lyndall; D'Souza, Rennie


BACKGROUND This study sought to identify the extent to which employee level and work stressors were associated with mental health problems experienced by Australian government employees, and with their use of primary care services. METHODS 806 government employees aged between 40 and 44 years were surveyed as part of an epidemiological study conducted in Australia. Data collected from participants included sociodemographic attributes, physical health, psychological measures and work...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004-09-30
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-4-41


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