Are skin disorders related to work strain in hospital workers? A cross-sectional study

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p600
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a cross-sectional study conducted to examine the effect of occupational stress factors on the skin of people working in hospital. It mentions that high job demand, low social support, are all associated with higher prevalence for skin disorders. It concludes that job stress plays a significant risk factor in triggering skin disorders among hospital workers. It suggests to focus on occupational health education and training for reducing occupational stress.


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