Workplace stressors: control

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Give a summary of the key study by Marmot et al around workplace control
Longitudinal study of civil servants and found that those who reported low job control were more likely to have developed Coronary Heart Disease than those with high control
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How many ppts did Marmot study?
10,308
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How long after the questionnaires were the ppts examined for CHD in Marmot's study?
5 years
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Give one problem of workplace control as a contributor to stress
There are individual differences, some react well to low levels of control
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What did McCarthy study?
227 men who experienced a first time coronary event
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What did he find?
Significant factor in the likelihood of coronary event was low job control
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Who suggested a link between work stress (ie. low job control could be associated with anxiety and depression in young workers?
Melchior
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