Psychosocial risk factors at work: evaluation methods and instruments

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Carlomagno Sancho Noriega, Giancarlo Remigio Enríquez Medina, Bethsy Diana Huapalla Céspedes, Raúl Abarca Astete, Yasser Abarca Sanchez


A documentary review was carried out on the production and publication of research papers concerning the study of the variables Psychosocial Risk Factors at Work, and the Evaluation Methods and Instruments. The purpose of the bibliometric analysis proposed in this document is to know the main characteristics of the volume of publications registered in Scopus database during the period 2015-2020 in Latin American countries, achieving the identification of 144 publications. The information provided by this platform was organized by means of graphs and figures categorizing the information by Year of Publication, Country of Origin, Area of Knowledge and Type of Publication. Once these characteristics were described, a qualitative analysis was used to refer to the position of different authors in relation to the proposed topic. Among the main findings of this research, it is found that Brazil, with 64 publications, is the Latin American country with the highest production. The Area of Knowledge that made the greatest contribution to the construction of bibliographic material referring to the Psychosocial Risk Factors at Work and the Methods and Instruments of Evaluation was Medicine with 90 published documents, and the Type of Publication that was most used during the period indicated above was the Journal Article that represents 86% of the total scientific production.

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