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From: Mental health of Japanese psychiatrists: the relationship among level of occupational stress, satisfaction and depressive symptoms

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The relationship between level of depressive symptoms and level of occupational satisfaction under the three levels of occupational stress. Occupational stress was stratified by the tertile of Stress VAS score. Level of depressive symptoms was measured with the CES-D. Level of satisfaction was categorized into three groups (high, moderate, and low) by the tertile of Satisfaction VAS score. In respondents with a moderate level of stress, less severe depressive state was associated with both high and moderate occupational satisfaction (p = 0.001, p < 0.05, respectively).

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