QPSNordic - the General Nordic Questionnaire for Psychological and Social Factors at Work

Principal investigator(s):

Margareta Dallner - National Institute for Working Life, Work and Health

Kari Lindström - Arbetshälsoinstitutet

Stein Knardahl - Statens arbeidsmiljöinstitutt

Elsa Örhede - Arbejdsmiljöinstituttet

Abstract:

The study consisted of construction and testing of a questionnaire, QPSNordic, which is a common Nordic questionnaire for psychological and social factors in working life. The study was financed by the Nordic Minister Counsellor (Nordiska Ministerrådet) and the Nordic working environment institutes in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. Three books and one user manual have been published in the Nordic Minister Counsellor's publication series NORD. In addition, user manuals have been released in the language of each involved country. There are reports on the study and the validity check process in each country. The reports contain reviews on the intelligible and the theoretic background to the psychological and social factors which were chosen to be measured by QPSNordic. The relevant work related psychological and social factors are defined, their theoretic background is described and their association with health and well-being is presented. The basic principles for the selection of factors to QPSNordic were their relevance and importance for work, health and well-being. The multidi

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Principal investigator(s):

Margareta Dallner - National Institute for Working Life, Work and Health

Kari Lindström - Arbetshälsoinstitutet

Stein Knardahl - Statens arbeidsmiljöinstitutt

Elsa Örhede - Arbejdsmiljöinstituttet

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QPSNordic is designed to use as an instrument for studying psychological, social and organisational working conditions: 1) In organisation development and interventions, 2) in research of association between work and health and 3) in documentation of changes in working conditions.

Abstract:

The study consisted of construction and testing of a questionnaire, QPSNordic, which is a common Nordic questionnaire for psychological and social factors in working life. The study was financed by the Nordic Minister Counsellor (Nordiska Ministerrådet) and the Nordic working environment institutes in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. Three books and one user manual have been published in the Nordic Minister Counsellor's publication series NORD. In addition, user manuals have been released in the language of each involved country. There are reports on the study and the validity check process in each country. The reports contain reviews on the intelligible and the theoretic background to the psychological and social factors which were chosen to be measured by QPSNordic. The relevant work related psychological and social factors are defined, their theoretic background is described and their association with health and well-being is presented. The basic principles for the selection of factors to QPSNordic were their relevance and importance for work, health and well-being. The multidi

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Publications

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Dallner M. Psykosocial arbetsmiljö, hälsa och välbefinnande bland skolanställda i en svensk kommun. Arbetslivsinstitutet, Arbetslivsrapport 1999:13.

Dallner M. Psykosocial arbetsmiljö, hälsa och välbefinnande bland anställda vid ett bussbolag i Sverige. Arbetslivsinstitutet, Arbetslivsrapport 1999:12.

Dallner. Testning av ett samnordiskt frågeformulär om psykologiska och sociala faktorer i arbetslivet. Arbetslivsinstitutet, Arbetslivsrapport 1999:14.

Dallner M, Lindström K, Elo A-L, Skogstad A, Gamberale F, Hottinen V, Knardahl S, Örhed E. Användarmanual för QPSNordic. Frågeformulär om psykologiska och sociala faktorer i arbetslivet utprovat i Danmark, Finland, Norge och Sverige. Arbetslivsinstitutet, Arbetslivsrapport 2000:19.
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Dallner, Margaretaoth (red.) (2000). Validation of the General Nordic Questionnaire (QPSNordic) for Psychological and Social Factors at Work . Copenhagen: Nordic Council of Ministers
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Lindström K, Borg W, Dallner M, Elo A-L, Gamerale F, Knardahl S, Örhede E & Raviola P. Measurement of Psychological and Social Factors at Work. Description of Selected Questionnaire Methods Employed in Four Nordic Countries. Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen. 1995;Nord 1995:39

Lindström K, Dallner M, Elo A-L, Gamberale F, Knardahl S, Skogstad A & Örhede E. Review of Psychological and Social Factors at Work and Suggestions for the General Nordic Questinnaire (QPSNordic). Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen 1997;1997:15.

Dallner M, Elo A-L, Gamberale F, Hottinen V, Knardahl S, Lindström K, Skogstad A & Örhede E. Validation of the General Nordic Questionnaire (QPSNordic) for Psychological and Social Factors at Work. Nordic Council if Ministers, Copenhagen. 2000;Nord: 2000:12.

Darek Chabiuk. Kartläggning av psykosocial arbetsmiljö på callcenter. Projektarbete vid Företagsläkarkursen Väst 2010/2011, Sahlgrenska akademin vid Göteborgs Universitet, 2011.

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Dataset SND 0837-001

Version 1.0:

2014-08-21 doi:10.5878/002516

QPSNordic - the General Nordic Questionnaire for Psychological and Social Factors at Work: School

Citation:

Margareta Dallner, Kari Lindström, Stein Knardahl, Elsa Örhede. Arbetslivsinstitutet (2014). QPSNordic - the General Nordic Questionnaire for Psychological and Social Factors at Work: School. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002516

Kind of data:

Variables:

489

Number of individuals/objects:

372

Languages:

Data: Swedish
Codebook: Swedish

Dataset SND 0837-002

Version 1.0:

2014-08-19 doi:10.5878/002517

QPSNordic - the General Nordic Questionnaire for Psychological and Social Factors at Work: Pharmaceutical company

Citation:

Margareta Dallner, Kari Lindström, Stein Knardahl, Elsa Örhede. Arbetslivsinstitutet (2014). QPSNordic - the General Nordic Questionnaire for Psychological and Social Factors at Work: Pharmaceutical company. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002517

Kind of data:

Variables:

316

Number of individuals/objects:

81

Languages:

Data: Swedish
Codebook: Swedish

Dataset SND 0837-003

Version 1.0:

2014-08-21 doi:10.5878/002518

QPSNordic - the General Nordic Questionnaire for Psychological and Social Factors at Work: Service

Citation:

Margareta Dallner, Kari Lindström, Stein Knardahl, Elsa Örhede. Arbetslivsinstitutet (2014). QPSNordic - the General Nordic Questionnaire for Psychological and Social Factors at Work: Service. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002518

Kind of data:

Variables:

316

Number of individuals/objects:

65

Languages:

Data: Swedish
Codebook: Swedish

Dataset SND 0837-004

Version 1.0:

2014-09-05 doi:10.5878/002519

QPSNordic - the General Nordic Questionnaire for Psychological and Social Factors at Work: n:995

Citation:

Margareta Dallner, Kari Lindström, Stein Knardahl, Elsa Örhede. Arbetslivsinstitutet (2014). QPSNordic - the General Nordic Questionnaire for Psychological and Social Factors at Work: n:995. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002519

Kind of data:

Variables:

137

Number of individuals/objects:

995

Languages:

Data: Swedish
Codebook: Swedish

Dataset SND 0837-005

Version 1.0:

2014-09-05 doi:10.5878/002520

QPSNordic - the General Nordic Questionnaire for Psychological and Social Factors at Work: n:995Index

Citation:

Margareta Dallner, Kari Lindström, Stein Knardahl, Elsa Örhede. Arbetslivsinstitutet (2014). QPSNordic - the General Nordic Questionnaire for Psychological and Social Factors at Work: n:995Index. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002520

Kind of data:

Variables:

163

Number of individuals/objects:

995

Languages:

Data: Swedish
Codebook: Swedish