What is needed to make research on the psychosocial work environment and health more meaningful? Reflections and missed opportunities in IPD debates

P. M. Smith, A. D. LaMontagne

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We identify issues that have been overlooked in the debates about the work of the IPD-Work Consortium. These include the need for objective cut-points for psychosocial work stress exposures and better conceptual models of how psychosocial work exposures, health behaviors, obesity, and enduring health conditions are related.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)594-596
Number of pages3
JournalScandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • Health
  • Health behavior
  • IPD
  • IPD-Work Consortium
  • PAR
  • Population attributable risk
  • Psychosocial
  • Psychosocial work environment
  • Research
  • Work stressor
  • Working condition

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