Problems with Boss Causes Sick Leave?
Reference:Hultin H, et al Work-related psychosocial events as triggers of sick leave BMC Public Health. 2011; 11(1):175.
This Swedish study involved 1430 employees and showed that the risk of taking sick days following relatively minor physical injuries increased if …
- The workers had recently been exposed to problems in their relationship with a superior
- The workers had recently been exposed to problems in their relationship with colleagues
- The worker expected a very stressful work situationAre we really surprised to hear that workplace relationship stresses with the boss or co-workers are triggers for reporting sick? It?s nice to have a study on it though!
Clinical Relevance: Have this question on your patient questionnaire:
Do you generally like / get along with your co-workers / your employer / boss?
I hate my job I absolutely love my job
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Posted on: December 15, 2011
Categories: Fascinating Pain Studies