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Parents' Shift Work in Connection with Work-Family Conflict and Mental Health: Examining the Pathways for Mothers and Fathers

Zhao, Yixuan; Cooklin, Amanda; Richardson, Alice; Strazdins, Lyndall; Butterworth, Peter; Leach, Liana


Shift work might aggravate work–family conflict and mental health. The current study used moderated-mediation analyses to investigate the association between shift work and mental health, whether work–family conflict explained this association, and whether the pathways differed between genders. The sample included 756 mothers and 452 fathers participating in the “Families at Work” survey, an online nationwide community-based survey of employed parents. The findings highlight the complex...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Family Issues
DOI: 10.1177/0192513X20929059


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