The Impact of Sociopolitical Upheaval: Russia and Eastern Europe

  • Hynek PikhartEmail author
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Part of the Handbook Series in Occupational Health Sciences book series (HDBSOHS)


Unfavorable working conditions are common in countries of Central and Eastern Europe, a region with high mortality and morbidity. This chapter reviews the evidence related to the association between work-related social and psychosocial factors, such as unemployment, job insecurity, long working hours, or work stress, and health outcomes in the region and investigates whether these factors could contribute to an increased risk of death and other health outcomes among working population in countries of Central and Eastern Europe.


Central and Eastern Europe Unemployment Job insecurity Work stress Long working hours 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Epidemiology and Health CareUniversity College LondonLondonUK

Section editors and affiliations

  • Akizumi Tsutsumi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Public HealthKitasato University School of MedicineSagamiharaJapan

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