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Physically and psychologically hazardous jobs and mental health in Thailand

Yiengprugsawan, Vasoontara; Strazdins, Lyndall; Lim, Lynette; Kelly, Matthew; Sleigh, Adrian; Seubsman, Sam-ang


This paper investigates associations between hazardous jobs, mental health and wellbeing among Thai adults. In 2005, 87 134 distance-learning students from Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University completed a self-administered questionnaire; at the 2009 follow-up 60 569 again participated. Job characteristics were reported in 2005, psychological distress and life satisfaction were reported in both 2005 and 2009. We derived two composite variables grading psychologically and physically hazardous...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Health Promotion International
DOI: 10.1093/heapro/dat080


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