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Psychological distress and job stressors among lebanese workers: Experience from a private sector

Show simple item record Lakkis N.A. Osman M.H. Musharrafieh U.M. Issa G.M.
dc.contributor.editor 2012 2017-10-05T15:36:12Z 2017-10-05T15:36:12Z 2012
dc.identifier 10.1080/19338244.2011.598887
dc.identifier.issn 19338244
dc.description.abstract No published data exists on the prevalence of psychological distress (PD) among the Lebanese working population, and its association with job stressors. A cross-sectional study was conducted in 2003 among Lebanese employees in a private administrative company. All employees (n = 200) received an anonymous questionnaire by mail. The General Health Questionnaire (GHQ- 28) was used to estimate the prevalence of PD. Multiple regression analyses were performed to evaluate the relationship between GHQ-28 Likert score (0-84) and job stressors and other covariates. The participation rate was 79.3percent. PD was identified in 30.0percent of the studied population. A significant association was found between PD and lack of moral support, a recent disturbing event, feeling of job insecurity, and inability to be proactive. The results showed a high prevalence of PD in the studied population with significant association with job stressors. Copyright © 2012 Taylor and Francis Group, LLC.
dc.format.extent Pages: (133-144)
dc.language English
dc.publisher ABINGDON
dc.relation.ispartof Publication Name: Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health; Publication Year: 2012; Volume: 67; no. 3; Pages: (133-144);
dc.source Scopus
dc.title Psychological distress and job stressors among lebanese workers: Experience from a private sector
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.affiliation Lakkis, N.A., Department of Family Medicine, American University, Beirut Medical Center, P.O. Box: 113-6044, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.affiliation Osman, M.H., Department of Family Medicine, American University, Beirut Medical Center, P.O. Box: 113-6044, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.affiliation Musharrafieh, U.M., Department of Family Medicine, American University, Beirut Medical Center, P.O. Box: 113-6044, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.affiliation Issa, G.M., Lebanese University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.authorAddress Lakkis, N.A.; Department of Family Medicine, American University, Beirut Medical Center, P.O. Box: 113-6044, Beirut, Lebanon; email:
dc.contributor.authorCorporate University: American University of Beirut Medical Center; Faculty: Faculty of Medicine; Department: Family Medicine;
dc.contributor.authorDepartment Family Medicine
dc.contributor.authorFaculty Faculty of Medicine
dc.contributor.authorInitials Lakkis, NA
dc.contributor.authorInitials Osman, MH
dc.contributor.authorInitials Musharrafieh, UM
dc.contributor.authorInitials Issa, GM
dc.contributor.authorReprintAddress Lakkis, NA (reprint author), Amer Univ Beirut, Med Ctr, Fac Med, Dept Family Med, POB 113-6044, Beirut, Lebanon.
dc.contributor.authorUniversity American University of Beirut Medical Center
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dc.identifier.pubmedID 22845726
dc.identifier.scopusID 84867425307
dc.relation.ispartOfISOAbbr Arch. Environ. Occup. Health
dc.relation.ispartOfIssue 3
dc.relation.ispartofPubTitle Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health
dc.relation.ispartofPubTitleAbbr Archiv. Environ. Occup. Health
dc.relation.ispartOfVolume 67
dc.source.ID WOS:000307062800003
dc.type.publication Journal
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Neurobehavioral dysfunction
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Occupational diseases
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Workers
dc.subject.otherIndex adult
dc.subject.otherIndex article
dc.subject.otherIndex cross-sectional study
dc.subject.otherIndex distress syndrome
dc.subject.otherIndex female
dc.subject.otherIndex General Health Questionnaire
dc.subject.otherIndex human
dc.subject.otherIndex job stress
dc.subject.otherIndex Lebanon
dc.subject.otherIndex major clinical study
dc.subject.otherIndex male
dc.subject.otherIndex occupational health
dc.subject.otherIndex organization and management
dc.subject.otherIndex postal mail
dc.subject.otherIndex priority journal
dc.subject.otherIndex social support
dc.subject.otherIndex worker
dc.subject.otherIndex adolescent
dc.subject.otherIndex employment
dc.subject.otherIndex hospitalization
dc.subject.otherIndex job satisfaction
dc.subject.otherIndex Lebanon
dc.subject.otherIndex mental stress
dc.subject.otherIndex middle aged
dc.subject.otherIndex organization and management
dc.subject.otherIndex prevalence
dc.subject.otherIndex psychological aspect
dc.subject.otherIndex questionnaire
dc.subject.otherIndex statistics
dc.subject.otherIndex Adolescent
dc.subject.otherIndex Adult
dc.subject.otherIndex Cross-Sectional Studies
dc.subject.otherIndex Employment
dc.subject.otherIndex Female
dc.subject.otherIndex Humans
dc.subject.otherIndex Job Satisfaction
dc.subject.otherIndex Lebanon
dc.subject.otherIndex Male
dc.subject.otherIndex Middle Aged
dc.subject.otherIndex Prevalence
dc.subject.otherIndex Private Sector
dc.subject.otherIndex Questionnaires
dc.subject.otherIndex Severity of Illness Index
dc.subject.otherIndex Stress, Psychological
dc.subject.otherIndex Young Adult
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus GENERAL HEALTH QUESTIONNAIRE
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus MENTAL-HEALTH
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus PSYCHIATRIC MORBIDITY
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus OCCUPATIONAL STRESS
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus LIFETIME PREVALENCE
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus MAJOR DEPRESSION
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus SOCIAL SUPPORT
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus EMPLOYED WOMEN
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus DISORDERS
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus POPULATION
dc.subject.otherWOS Environmental Sciences
dc.subject.otherWOS Public, Environmental and Occupational Health

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