This study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of stress management training workshops within Zeneca Pharmaceuticals.
The study was of cross-sectional design, comparing groups of workshop attendees and non-attendees.
In addition, self-rated well-being scores of attendees were compared with results obtained pre-workshop and 2-3 months after the workshop.
Employees participating in the study were drawn from the Manufacturing, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing sites of Zeneca Pharmaceuticals located in Cheshire, United Kingdom.
Three hundred and ninety persons who had participated in stress management workshops since 1988 were matched for age, gender and department with an equal number of employees who had not attended stress management workshops.
Outcome measures included self-rated well-being (as measured by the 30-question General Health Questionnaire), knowledge of company guidance on the management of stress in staff, and an assessment of coping strategies.
Subjects who had not attended a stress management workshop were much more likely to have a poor understanding of the principles of management of stress in staff [odds ratio (OR)=8.3 ; 95% confidence interval (Cl)=3.3-21.3] and more likely to have poor coping skills (OR=2.8 ; Cl=1.3-6.1).
However, mean scores for the two measures were similar in attendees and non-attendees. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Programme éducatif, Stress, Gestion, Exposition professionnelle, Médecine travail, Evaluation, Education santé, Stratégie, Bien être, Royaume Uni, Europe, Industrie pharmaceutique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Educational schedule, Stress, Management, Occupational exposure, Occupational medicine, Evaluation, Health education, Strategy, Well being, United Kingdom, Europe, Pharmaceutical industry
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0515383
Code Inist : 002B30B02B. Création : 18/05/2000.