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Is There a Two-Way Relationship Between Cynicism and Job Strain? Evidence From a Prospective Population-Based Study
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2015 (English)In: Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, ISSN 1076-2752, E-ISSN 1536-5948, Vol. 57, no 5, 479-484 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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Objective: To examine the bidirectional relationship between job strain and cynicism. Methods: The study sample was obtained from the Young Finns study and comprised 757 participants (399 women, 53%). The bidirectional association between cynicism and job strain over a 6-year-follow-up was examined with a cross-lagged structural equation model, controlling for a number of demographic variables. Results: High job strain (beta = 0.08; P = 0.007) was associated with higher baseline-adjusted cynicism 6 years later. Nevertheless, cynicism was not associated with baseline-adjusted job strain. The additional analysis showed that cynicism mediated 21.5% of the relationship between job strain and depression. Conclusions: Perceptions of having a highly strenuous job may elicit mistrustful and cynical attitudes in employees, which in turn may lead to mental health problems.

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2015. Vol. 57, no 5, 479-484 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-117788DOI: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000430ISI: 000354225000002Local ID: P-3272OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-117788DiVA: diva2:816190
Available from: 2015-06-02 Created: 2015-06-01 Last updated: 2017-12-04Bibliographically approved

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