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Journal of Ergonomics 2017, 5(1): 18-25 Back to browse issues page
Workplace Social Capital and Employee Health: A Systematic Review Study
Mojgan Firouzbakht, Aram Tirgar *
Associate Professor, Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Health Research Institute, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran , a.tirgar@mubabol.ac.ir
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Introduction: The working population spends an increasing amount of waking times at work that is full of social relationship and meaningful resource of social capital. With regard to relationship between workplace social capital and employee health, this systematic review was performed with aim to evaluate the effects of workplace social capital in health workforce.

Materials & Methods: This is a systematic review study. The articles were in full text and  in English language that were cited in Pubmed, Scopus, and Google scholar database with key words such as "workplace social capital" ,"health", "hypertension", "diabetes", "depression" without time limit were selected, at least 14 articles were eligible.

Results: Workplace social capital was related with cardio-vascular disease, hypertension, diabetes and depression among the employees.

Conclusions: Workplace social capital should be considered as one of the most important issue in health promotion.

Keywords: Social Capital, Workplace, Physical Health, Hypertension, Depression, Diabetes, Mental Health, Workforce
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Firouzbakht M, Tirgar A. Workplace Social Capital and Employee Health: A Systematic Review Study. Journal of Ergonomics. 2017; 5 (1) :18-25
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