Job structure and work climate affect hypertension

Dr. Kimberly Jinnett
Image with clock and busy hands

Workplace climate, psychosocial stressors and physical hazards all contribute to worker health, specifically hypertension, according to David Rehkopf, Stanford physician researcher and lead author of this key paper from the special issue of Health Affairs on Work and Health, February 2017.

Dr. Rehkopf commented last year during a Twitterchat around work stress "We study the structure of the job not if someone said they were stressed. The objective structure of the job is the stressor" #WorkEnvChat

The full article and link to Feb 2017 issue is well worth a read