1661 New evidence on chd risks due to psychosocial stress at work and physical activity


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Abstract

The topics of the session will cover interdisciplinary research on occupational and environmental agents (mainly stress, occupational physical activity, lifestyle) that may increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD). Those diseases are still a major health problem in Europe and, therefore, an efficient research on this topic is necessary In the frame of the session it will be also presented results of WHO-ILO review on psychosocial risk factors (especially job insecurity and long working hours) and ischaemic heart disease.Els Clays1, Marco M Ferrario2, Giovanni Veronesi3, Johannes Siegrist41Department of Public health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium2Research Centre in Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Insubria at Varese, Varese, Italy3Research Centre in Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy.4Faculty of Medicine, University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

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