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  1. Predictors of a healthy workplace for Swedish and English psychiatrists.

    Article - En anglais

    Background Few studies have attempted to analyse the organisational aspects ofthe workplace that may affect the well-being of psychiatrists and even fewer have offered insights into what a positive workplace might look like, This study provides an outline of such a workplace, with reference to individual and organisational factors.

    In addition, a comparison is made between two European cities to check for cultural differences.

    Method Three hundred and eighty psychiatrists from Stockholm and Birmingham responded to a previously tested questionnaire on their work environment.

    Results Predictors of a positive workplace for psychiatrists were : high self-esteem, satisfactory support with work-related problems, lower perceive workload, positive view of leadership, lo work-related exhaustion and having a sense of participation in the organisation There were few cultural differences.

    Conclusions Measures should be taken to improve leadership skills for managers, to offer more support for work-related problems, and to allow psychiatrists to participate more in the organisation.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Personnel sanitaire, Psychiatre, Milieu professionnel, Environnement social, Epuisement professionnel, Stress, Etude transculturelle, Suède, Europe, Royaume Uni, Santé mentale, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health staff, Psychiatrist, Occupational environment, Social environment, Occupational burnout, Stress, Crosscultural study, Sweden, Europe, United Kingdom, Mental health, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0358872

    Code Inist : 002B18H04. Création : 25/01/1999.