Occupational Medicine
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#1N Demiralp (Kastamonu University)
#2F Özel (Kastamonu University)
Background null Shift workers have risks associated with metabolic syndrome and low sleep quality. null Aims null This study aimed to examine metabolic syndrome and sleep quality in firefighters and mine workers working shifts and daytime hours. null Methods null A comparative descriptive study was conducted in two institutions on firefighters and mine workers (n = 120) who were working shifts (n = 84) and working daytime hours (n = 36). The data were obtained using a questionnaire including soc...
#1Chanaka Wijeratne (UNDA: University of Notre Dame Australia)H-Index: 14
#2Carly Johnco (Macquarie University)H-Index: 2
Last. Joanne K. Earl (Macquarie University)H-Index: 15
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BACKGROUND Medical practitioners experience high levels of mental disorders but may be reluctant to seek care. AIMS To determine medical practitioner attitudes towards other doctors with anxiety/depression, barriers to seeking mental healthcare, treatments received for depression and the effects of age. METHODS Data from the National Mental Health Survey of Doctors and Medical Students, conducted in Australia, were analysed (N = 10 038 medical practitioners). Attitudes to anxiety/depression were...
#1C Steel (UCL: University College London)H-Index: 1
#2N TehraniH-Index: 1
Last. Jo Billings (UCL: University College London)H-Index: 10
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BACKGROUND Police officers are frequently exposed to distressing and dangerous situations, increasing their risk of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and complex PTSD (C-PTSD). Research examining C-PTSD in police officers is sparse, particularly examination of the occupational risk factors for trauma symptoms. AIMS This study aimed to examine the prevalence and risk factors for PTSD and C-PTSD in UK police officers. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted using psychological health surv...
#1James Hayes (RCSI: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland)H-Index: 2
#1Gail Kinman (BBK: Birkbeck, University of London)H-Index: 28
#2A J Clements (Coventry University)H-Index: 1
BACKGROUND The use of new psychoactive substances (NPS) in UK prisons is believed to have increased substantially. As well as posing a significant threat to prisoners' health, NPS use can trigger violent, unpredictable and aggressive behaviour. Dealing with the direct and indirect effects of NPS therefore has the potential to compromise the physical and psychological safety of prison staff. AIMS This study investigates prison officers' perceptions of NPS use in their workplace and their risk of ...
#1John M. Harrison (OHSU: Oregon Health & Science University)H-Index: 3
#1Denis Vinnikov (Al-Farabi Kazakh National University)H-Index: 10
#2Zhanna Romanova (Al-Farabi Kazakh National University)H-Index: 3
Last. A. Dushpanova (Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies)H-Index: 1
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BACKGROUND Although burnout levels in oncologists are likely high, its predictors remain poorly understood. AIMS This study was aimed to verify the prevalence of occupational burnout in oncology doctors and nurses in the major cancer centre in Kazakhstan and to elucidate its predictors to plan future prevention activities. METHODS In the leading tertiary-level cancer centre in Kazakhstan, we recruited 256 subjects (67% doctors and 33% nurses, 62% women, median age 37.5 [interquartile range 15] y...
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