The Occurrence of Anxiety, Depression, and Distress among Professionals Working in Emergency Care (2024)

This recent European study of 202 emergency care professionals in ambulance and hospital settings found female professionals were more likely to have depressive symptoms, perceived stress and anxiety than male professionals. Perceived stress levels in emergency care workers decreased proportionally with increasing years spent working in healthcare, and extended work shifts of 12 or 24 hours increased the risk of perceived stress and anxiety.

Continue ReadingThe Occurrence of Anxiety, Depression, and Distress among Professionals Working in Emergency Care (2024)

Values and preferences related to workplace mental health programs and interventions: An international survey (2023)

This global study explores the perspectives of workers and managers on workplace programs and interventions that seek to promote mental wellbeing, and prevent and treat mental health conditions.

Continue ReadingValues and preferences related to workplace mental health programs and interventions: An international survey (2023)

Job Quality and Construction Workers’ Mental Health: Life Course Perspective (2022)

Recent analysis of data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia survey revealed that low job security, high job demands, the unfairness of effort and reward and high job intensity are all significant predictors of mental ill-health in manual/non-managerial construction workers.

Continue ReadingJob Quality and Construction Workers’ Mental Health: Life Course Perspective (2022)