Great Recession’s health effects in the workplace?
Increased workloads and less satisfying job duties — both big stressors in previous recessions — are often the new norm. Those who remain on the job are used to coping with stressful environments.
What causes nurse burnout?
Nurses driven mainly by a desire to help others are more likely to burn out, say UA sociology professors.
Pink-collar jobs often a tradeoff for men
They offer lower pay, but more job security, says sociology professor Janette Dill, who just presented on the subject at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association.
Sobriety, spirituality linked for teens in treatment
Study finds increased spirituality in teens associated with abstinence, increased positive social behaviors and reduced narcissism.
Finding the true meaning of religion in America
University of Akron sociologists write a book about religious experience and benevolence.