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Mental health in the oil industry: a comparative study of onshore and offshore employees.

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Few empirical studies have examined the mental health of workers on North Sea oil and gas installations, and it is unclear from the available literature whether offshore employees show impaired mental health relative to their onshore counterparts. The present study was intended to clarify this issue by direct comparison of the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ) scores of onshore and offshore personnel engaged in similar work. As compared with published data, only the onshore group showed low ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Psychological medicine More from this journal
Volume:
22
Issue:
4
Pages:
997-1009
Publication date:
1992-11-01
EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
Language:
English
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pubs:17437
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uuid:1b7b5350-0a04-4980-aa38-81618d42669b
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pubs:17437
Source identifiers:
17437
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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