Research question: Psychosocial stress at work and cardiovascular diseases

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Study grading*
Link or PubMed ID
Eller NH, Netterstrøm B, Gyntelberg F, Kristensen TS, Nielsen F, Steptoe A, Theorell T. Work-related psychosocial factors and the development of ischemic heart disease: a systematic review. Cardiol Rev. 2009 Mar-Apr;17(2):83-97
Kivimäki M, Virtanen M, Elovainio M, Kouvonen A, Väänänen A, Vahtera J. Work stress in the etiology of coronary heart disease–a meta-analysis. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2006 Dec;32(6):431-42
Mann SJ. Job stress and blood pressure: A critical appraisal of reported studies. Current Hypertension Reviews, Volume 2, Number 2, May 2006 , pp. 127-138(12)
Netterstrom B, Kristensen TS. Ugeskr Laeger. Psychosocial factors at work and ischemic heart disease.2005 Nov 14;167(46):4348-55
Belkic KL, Landsbergis PA, Schnall PL, Baker D. Is job strain a major source of cardiovascular disease risk? Scand J Work Environ Health. 2004 Apr;30(2):85-128


* Study grading (according to the adopted SIGN Checklist for PEROSH Clearinghouse of Systematic Reviews):
++ All or most of the criteria have been fulfilled. Where they have not been fulfilled the conclusions of the study or review are thought very unlikely to alter.
+ Some of the criteria have been fulfilled. Those criteria that have not been fulfilled or not adequately described are thought unlikely to alter the conclusions.
– Few or no criteria fulfilled. The conclusions of the study are thought likely or very likely to alter.
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