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News from the North
We hope you enjoy the final issue of 2013 of the Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health, an internationally renowned journal in the field of occupational health and safety (OSH), published by the Nordic Association Occupational Safety and Health (NOROSH). Number 6 contains two manuscripts on sleep: a systematic review of research on psychosocial work characteristics and sleep quality and a prospective cohort study examining the effects of tranquilizers/hypnotics and perceived stress on sleep duration and ischemic heart disease and all-cause mortality.
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In the latest issue
In the editorial of the latest issue of the Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health (number 6, 2013):
Psychosocial work characteristics and sleep – a well-known but poorly understood association, by Härmä M
Practical tips for good sleep are a popular topic in monthly published magazines and tabloids. Despite the plethora of good advice, normal sleep length has been mostly on the decline during the past three decades, with sleep quality among the work-aged population decreasing the most (1–3). In addition to long working hours, work stress and shift work are among the primary culprits for the increase of sleep problems among the world’s workers. In this issue of the Scandinavian Journal ... (Read the whole text)