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Psychosocial work characteristics and anxiety and depressive disorders in midlife: the effects of prior psychological distress

Stansfeld, S A; Clark, C; Caldwell, T; Rodgers, B; Power, C


OBJECTIVES The association between work stressors and adult psychiatric diagnoses may be biased by prior psychological distress influencing perception of work or selection into unfavourable work. This study examines the extent to which the association between work stressors and adult psychiatric diagnoses is explained by associations with earlier psychological distress and whether childhood and early adulthood psychological distress influences reported midlife work characteristics. METHODS...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Occupational and Environmental Medicine
DOI: 10.1136/oem.2007.036640


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