European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
Jenni Ervasti, Mika Kivimäki

The links between exposure to work-related psychosocial risk factors and cardiovascular disease



1. Cardiovascular disease
2. What is stress?
3. How is stress linked with CVD?
4. Current evidence linking work-related psychosocial stressors with cardiovascular events
   4.1 Increased risk of heart disease and stroke
   4.2 Increased risk of mortality
5. Behavioural and physical work-related risk factors
6. Gender and CVD risk at work
7. Age and CVD risk at work
8. Different types of work and CVD risk
9. What is the absolute contribution of work-related psychosocial stressors to cardiovascular health?
10. The management of psychosocial risks and cardiovascular risks at the workplace
   10.1 Occupational risk prevention
   10.2 Health promotion
   10.3 Return to work
   10.4 Clinical practice targeting work
11. Conclusions


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