His primary areas of study are Occupational stress, Job strain, Demography, Job control and Psychosocial. His Occupational stress research incorporates elements of Social support and Physical therapy. His Social support research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Stressor and Job analysis.
He studies Job Decision Latitude, a branch of Job strain. He has included themes like Job satisfaction and Job design in his Job Decision Latitude study. As a part of the same scientific study, he usually deals with the Job control, concentrating on Social psychology and frequently concerns with Applied psychology and Depression.
His main research concerns Job strain, Psychosocial, Social psychology, Occupational stress and Gerontology. His work blends Job strain and Demography studies together. His study in Psychosocial is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Social support, Job control, Clinical psychology and Myocardial infarction.
His Social support study deals with Job satisfaction intersecting with Psychometrics and Nursing. His Social psychology research focuses on Applied psychology and how it relates to Job content. His Gerontology study incorporates themes from Obesity and Epidemiology.
Robert Karasek spends much of his time researching Psychosocial, Job strain, Clinical psychology, Social psychology and Gerontology. His Psychosocial study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Mental health and Job control. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Socioeconomic status, Physical therapy, Occupational stress and Cohort.
His research in Clinical psychology intersects with topics in Coronary heart disease, Validity, Job satisfaction, Job stress and Health psychology. Robert Karasek interconnects Social support and Psychometrics in the investigation of issues within Job satisfaction. His Gerontology research includes themes of Obesity, Epidemiology and Disease.
Psychosocial, Occupational stress, Physical therapy, Gerontology and Ambulatory blood pressure are his primary areas of study. His studies in Psychosocial integrate themes in fields like Physical exercise, Occupational medicine and Organisation climate. His Occupational stress research includes elements of Mental health, Safety climate, Environmental resource management and Stress management.
His Physical therapy research integrates issues from Heart rate variability, Ambulatory and Stressor. In his study, Absenteeism, Scale, Random population, Job content and Job strain is strongly linked to Coronary heart disease, which falls under the umbrella field of Stressor. His Gerontology research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Body mass index, Obesity, Waist, Epidemiology and Environmental health.
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Job Demands, Job Decision Latitude, and Mental Strain: Implications for Job Redesign
Robert A. Karasek.
Administrative Science Quarterly (1979)
Healthy Work: Stress, Productivity, and the Reconstruction Of Working Life
Robert Karasek;Töres Theorell.
The Job Content Questionnaire (JCQ): an instrument for internationally comparative assessments of psychosocial job characteristics.
Robert Karasek;Chantal Brisson;Norito Kawakami;Irene Houtman.
Journal of Occupational Health Psychology (1998)
Job decision latitude, job demands, and cardiovascular disease : a prospective study of Swedish men
R Karasek;D Baker;F Marxer;A Ahlbom.
American Journal of Public Health (1981)
Current issues relating to psychosocial job strain and cardiovascular disease research.
Töres Theorell;Robert A. Karasek.
Journal of Occupational Health Psychology (1996)
Job characteristics in relation to the prevalence of myocardial infarction in the US Health Examination Survey (HES) and the Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (HANES).
R A Karasek;T Theorell;J E Schwartz;P L Schnall.
American Journal of Public Health (1988)
Job Content Questionnaire.
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. (1985)
The relationship between 'job strain,' workplace diastolic blood pressure, and left ventricular mass index. Results of a case-control study.
Peter L. Schnall;Carl Pieper;Joseph E. Schwartz;Robert A. Karasek.
Coworker and Supervisor support as moderators of associations between task characteristics and mental strain
Robert A. Karasek;Konstantinos P. Triantis;Sohail S. Chaudhry.
Journal of Organizational Behavior (1982)
stress, productivity, and the reconstruction of working life
Health work (1990)
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