Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal

Published by: Kowsar

Occupational Stress and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in High-Ranking Government Officials and Office Workers

Seyyed Jalil Mirmohammadi 1 , Mahmoud Taheri 1 , * , Amir Houshang Mehrparvar 1 , Mohammad Heydari 1 , Ali Saadati Kanafi 2 and Mehrdad Mostaghaci 1
Authors Information
1 Department of Occupational Medicine, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, IR Iran
2 Department of Surgery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: August 5, 2014, 16 (8); e11747
  • Published Online: August 1, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 23, 2013
  • Revised: August 8, 2013
  • Accepted: April 27, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.11747

To Cite: Mirmohammadi S J, Taheri M, Mehrparvar A H, Heydari M, Saadati Kanafi A, et al. Occupational Stress and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in High-Ranking Government Officials and Office Workers, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2014 ; 16(8):e11747. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.11747.

Abstract
Copyright © 2014, Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
References
  • 1. Libby P. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. 2012; : 1983–91
  • 2. Seward JP, Larsen RC. Current Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2007; : 579–94
  • 3. Backe EM, Seidler A, Latza U, Rossnagel K, Schumann B. The role of psychosocial stress at work for the development of cardiovascular diseases: a systematic review. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2012; 85(1): 67-79[DOI][PubMed]
  • 4. Djindjic N, Jovanovic J, Djindjic B, Jovanovic M, Jovanovic JJ. Associations between the occupational stress index and hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and lipid disorders in middle-aged men and women. Ann Occup Hyg. 2012; 56(9): 1051-62[DOI][PubMed]
  • 5. Karasek RA. Job demands, job decision latitude, and mental strain: implications for job redesign. Adm Sci Q. 1979; 24: 285–308[DOI]
  • 6. Hlatky MA, Lam LC, Lee KL, Clapp-Channing NE, Williams RB, Pryor DB, et al. Job strain and the prevalence and outcome of coronary artery disease. Circulation. 1995; 92(3): 327-33[DOI]
  • 7. Schnall PL, Landsbergis PA, Baker D. Job strain and cardiovascular disease. Annu Rev Public Health. 1994; 15: 381-411[DOI][PubMed]
  • 8. McGrath JE. Handbook of industrial and organizational psychology. 1976; : 1351–95
  • 9. Skakon J, Kristensen TS, Christensen KB, Lund T, Labriola M. Do managers experience more stress than employees? Results from the Intervention Project on Absence and Well-being (IPAW) study among Danish managers and their employees. Work. 2011; 38(2): 103-9[DOI][PubMed]
  • 10. Turnage JJ, Spielberger CD. Job stress in managers, professionals, and clerical workers. Work Stress Int J Work Health Organis. 2007; 5: 165–76
  • 11. Grosh JW, Sauter SL. Textbook of Clinical Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2005; : 931–42[DOI]
  • 12. Gyntelberg F, Suadicani P, Jensen G, Schnohr P, Netterstrom B, Kristensen TS, et al. Job strain and cardiovascular risk factors among members of the Danish parliament. Occup Med (Lond). 1998; 48(1): 31-6[PubMed]
  • 13. Holme I, Helgeland A, Hjermann I, Leren P, Lund-Larsen PG. Coronary risk factors in various occupational groups: the Oslo study. Br J Prev Soc Med. 1977; 31(2): 96-100[PubMed]
  • 14. Malinauskiene V, Grazuleviciene R, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Azaraviciene A. Myocardial infarction risk and occupational categories in Kaunas 25-64 year old men. Occup Environ Med. 2002; 59(11): 745-50[PubMed]
  • 15. Osipow SH, Spokane AR. Occupational stress inventory-revised. Odessa FL Psychol. 1998; : 1-15
  • 16. Rick J, Briner RB, Daniels K, Perryman S, Guppy A. A critical review of psychosocial hazard measures. Norwich Health Safe Execut. 2001; : 65-6
  • 17. Sharifian SA, Aminian O, Kiani M. [The evaluation of the degree of occupational stress and factors influencing it in forensic doctors working in legal medicine organization in Tehran]. J Forens Med. 2005; 12: 144-50
  • 18. Han TS, van Leer EM, Seidell JC, Lean ME. Waist circumference action levels in the identification of cardiovascular risk factors: prevalence study in a random sample. BMJ. 1995; 311(7017): 1401-5[PubMed]
  • 19. Killeen AA. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. 2012;
  • 20. Kivimaki M, Nyberg ST, Batty GD, Fransson EI, Heikkila K, Alfredsson L, et al. Job strain as a risk factor for coronary heart disease: a collaborative meta-analysis of individual participant data. Lancet. 2012; 380(9852): 1491-7[DOI][PubMed]
  • 21. Cosgrove MP, Sargeant LA, Caleyachetty R, Griffin SJ. Work-related stress and Type 2 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis. Occup Med (Lond). 2012; 62(3): 167-73[DOI][PubMed]
  • 22. Manshor AT, Fontaine R, Choy CS. Occupational stress among managers: a Malaysian survey J Manag Psychol 2003; 18(6): 622-8
  • 23. Nadaoka T, Kashiwakura M, Oiji A, Morioka Y, Totsuka S. Stress and psychiatric disorders in local government officials in Japan, in relation to their employment level. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 1997; 96(3): 176-83[PubMed]
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:

Author(s):

Article(s):

Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments