Do positive psychosocial work factors protect against 2-year incidence of long-term sickness absence among employees with and those without depressive symptoms? A prospective study

Fehmidah Munir, Hermann Burr, Jørgen Vinsløv Hansen, Reiner Rugulies, Karina Nielsen

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This study sought to examine the influence of protective work factors on long-term sickness absence among employees reporting different levels of depressive symptoms in a representative sample of the Danish workforce.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-9
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Psychosomatic Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2011


  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Denmark
  • Depression
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Leadership
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Prospective Studies
  • Questionnaires
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Sick Leave
  • Social Support
  • Work
  • Workplace

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