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Health-Related Quality of Life, Subjective Health Complaints, Psychological Distress and Coping in Pakistani Immigrant Women With and Without the Metabolic Syndrome : The InnvaDiab-DEPLAN Study on Pakistani Immigrant Women Living in Oslo, Norway
The increasingly high number of immigrants from South-East Asia with The Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) is an important challenge for the public health sector. Impaired glucose is essential in MetS. The blood glucose concentration ...
Effect of Peer-Based Low Back Pain Information and Reassurance at the Workplace on Sick Leave: A Cluster Randomized Trial
Purpose: To evaluate whether information and reassurance about low back pain (LBP) given to employees at the workplace could reduce sick leave. Methods: A Cluster randomized controlled trial with 135 work units of about ...
Subjective health complaints and self-rated health: are expectancies more important than socioeconomic status and workload?
Background The associations between socioeconomic status (SES), physical and psychosocial workload and health are well documented. According to The Cognitive Activation Theory of Stress (CATS), learned response outcome ...
Expectancies, Socioeconomic Status, and Self-Rated Health: Use of the Simplified TOMCATS Questionnaire
Background: Coping has traditionally been measured with inventories containing many items meant to identify specific coping strategies. An alternative is to develop a shorter inventory that focusses on coping expectancies ...
Systematic review of active workplace interventions to reduce sickness absence
(Oxford University Press, 2013)
Background: The workplace is used as a setting for interventions to prevent and reduce sickness absence, regardless of the specific medical conditions and diagnoses. Aims: To give an overview of the general effectiveness ...
Diagnoses of Patients with Severe Subjective Health Complaints in Scandinavia: A Cross Sectional Study
Background. A diagnosis is the basis of medical action, the key to various social privileges and national sick leave statistics. The objectives of this study were to investigate which diagnoses general practitioners in ...