Psychosocial Work Environment - Prevention of Stress 7.5 Credits

Psykosocial arbetsmiljö - stresshantering
First cycle, P0005A
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2018 Sp 2 - Present
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Syllabus established
The syllabus has been confirmed by the Department of Human Work Sciences 2007-02-28

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 16 Aug 2018

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Subject group (SCB)

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on final school grades or Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test.

Course Aim
After completing the course the student should be able to discuss different theories concerning accident causation. The student should also be able to perform a theoretically well founded risk analysis.

The central questions in the course will be: risks, risks within different sectors, psychological aspects on risk assessment, theories behind risks, different methods for risk analysis.

Lectures, group discussions. During group discussions basic psychological reactions on risk and riskanalysis will be covered.

Individual written examination..

Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETS educational administration , not later than three days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This rule also applies to students with a guaranteed place.


Peter Bengtsson

Transition terms
The course P0005A is equal to ARP107

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2018 Sp 2 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
- Mats Bohgard, Stig Karlsson, Eva Lovén et al. (2015). Work and technology on human terms. Free e-book.
- Richardson, K. M., & Rothstein, H. R. (2008). Effects of occupational stress management intervention programs: a meta-analysis. Journal of occupational health psychology, 13(1), 69.

Additional literature can be added.

Course offered by
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

0001Written exam5.0TG G U 3 4 5
0003Assignment report2.5TG U G#

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.