Topics

CENTRAL ISSUES

THEORETICAL APPROACH

Precariousness of work and its psychosocial effects

Education workers
Health workers
I work in the industrial sector
I work in customer service
Presentism / absenteeism
Workers surviving in poverty
Self-employment and self-employment

Emerging forms of precarious work

Call center workers
Technology platform workers (uber, didi, easy, airbnb, online services)

Emerging theoretical topics

Emotional work
Implications of positive psychology
Techno-stress, technoaddiction and / or technoexploitation
Healthy companies and quality of life
Work, family and free time

Workplace violence, karoshi and karojisatsu

Mobbing
Accident rate and its psychosocial impact (cargo and passenger transport, electricity sector, journalism).

Gender, psychosocial risks and health at work

Workplace Harassment
Wage inequality
Glass roof

Theoretical reflections on the Covid era and occupational health

METHODOLOGICAL APPROACH 

Critical analysis of the most widely used theoretical models in the psychosocial field and the methodology derived from them.
Control and demand of Theorell and Karasek
Siegerist’s Reward Effort

Methodologies for the evaluation and prevention of psychosocial factors and damages:
Most common methodologies
Instrument validation
Creation of new instruments
Therapeutic and / or preventive strategies

EMPIRICAL RESULTS OF INVESTIGATION OF PSYCHOSOCIAL DAMAGES

Stress, fatigue, burnout, anxiety, depression, sleep disorders and skeletal muscles.

SURVEILLANCE AND INTERVENTION IN PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS AND DAMAGES

Epidemiological surveillance programs
Intervention to address psychosocial factors
Public policies and labor legislation on psychosocial factors
Organized participation of workers in surveillance and intervention in psychosocial factors

PSYCHOSOCIAL EFFECTS OF THE COVID ERA ON WORKERS ‘HEALTH

New ways of working
Telecommuting
Domestic violence and teleworking conditions
Mental disorders in health personnel
Psychosocial damages associated with confinement in workers considered non-essential.

Opportunities and challenges in times of pandemic and post-pandemic