Navigation Links
Disconnect between parenting and certain jobs a source of stress, study finds
Date:8/15/2014

SAN FRANCISCO Some working parents are carrying more psychological baggage than others and the reason has nothing to do with demands on their time and energy.

The cause is their occupation.

According to University of Iowa researchers, parents who hold jobs viewed by society as aggressive, weak, or impersonal are likely to be more stressed out than parents whose occupations are seen in a light similar to parenting good, strong, and caring.

"We know that one source of stress for parents is the time and energy bind," says Mark Walker, a doctoral student in sociology at UI. "But what I wanted to examine was the extent to which discrepancy between the cultural meanings of a person's occupational and parental identities could impact the psychological well-being of working parents."

"What we found is, in fact, it does," he adds.

Walker will present his study at the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association.

"I think the research is important in that it gives a name to something that I think many working parents experience but couldn't quite put a finger on," says Walker. "I think identifying the issue as a social problem rather than an individual one, or even worse: an imaginary problem, could be helpful to working parents in and of itself."

Walker's premise for the study was the fact that for every role people play in their lives be it parent, church member, or professor there is an identity. And attached to that identity is a "cultural meaning," which is how society views that identity.

"We use cultural information to define those identities," he says. "How people treat us and react to us is based on that cultural information."

For his study, Walker merged data on the cultural sentiments attached to parental and occupational identities with a traditional large-scale survey on work-family conflict and came up with a three-dimensional graph on which vari
'/>"/>

Contact: Daniel Fowler
pubinfo@asanet.org
202-527-7885
American Sociological Association
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Emotional disconnection disorder threatens marriages, researcher says
2. Measure of America Releases Halve the Gap by 2030: Youth Disconnection in American Cities
3. Child Has Surgery at Wolfson Children's Hospital to Disconnect Left from Right Brain to Help Control Condition Causing Hundreds of Seizures a Day
4. Motivation explains disconnect between testing and real-life functioning for seniors
5. Study finds significant skull differences between closely linked groups
6. Study: No link between depression, nasal obstruction
7. AADR comments on review that validates association between oral health and heart health
8. New research finds no association between white potato consumption (baked, boiled mashed) and obesity, Type 2 diabetes or systemic inflammation
9. Study shows link between pre-pregnancy obesity and lower test scores
10. First study investigating possible link between sunscreen ingredient and endometriosis
11. Early Study Hints at Link Between Certain Sunscreens, Endometriosis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/29/2015)... 29, 2015 The Recovery Village ... abuse, and co-occurring mental health treatment facility, will ... for the general public on June 1st, and ... Recovery Village at Palmer Lake will offer affordable ... utilizing traditional and evidence-based therapies, in a luxurious ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... Dot Hill can mark one more item off her bucket list: ... retirement community is the oldest woman to have flown at ... great fun!”, she exclaimed. “I’ve always wanted to jump from ... thought this would be ok.” , “We put on nylon coveralls, ... described. “I don’t remember it being noisy, but the wind ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... 29, 2015 On May 21, 2015, Elle ... When You Get Botox ?” reported on the four ... Elle partnered with Google to determine these results and then ... question in California, for example, is how to keep ... search query is what's the appropriate age to start receiving ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... Jan Wooden Howse lost her husband and her ... else: God does no wrong. , It’s fitting, then, that ... is titled “God Does No Wrong.” It focuses on what ... tragedy. , “My story has a positive message about ... something productive, something healing,” Howse said. , “God Does No ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... New York, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2015 ... Pharmaceuticals unit have reached a confidential Risperdal lawsuit ... who allegedly developed gynecomastia due to his use ... the case had been selected for the third ... in a mass tort litigation underway in Pennsylvania’s ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Advanced Recovery Systems Announces the Opening of The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake 2Health News:Indoor Skydiving Brings Thrills to Seniors 2Health News:Botox, Wrinkles and Double Chins: The Most-Asked Beauty Problems According to Google 2Health News:Turning grief from a child’s passing into virtue 2Health News:Risperdal Lawsuit Selected as Pennsylvania’s Third Bellwether Gynecomastia Case Settles Hours Before Trial 2Health News:Risperdal Lawsuit Selected as Pennsylvania’s Third Bellwether Gynecomastia Case Settles Hours Before Trial 3
... , FRIDAY, Sept. 2 (HealthDay News) -- The ability ... adulthood, a new study says. This ability refers not ... origin of those memories -- for example, remembering not ... you met that person, the German researchers explained. They ...
... the University of Toronto reveal that when it comes to white ... case of black men, gays have a likability edge. In ... straight and gay black and white males and rated their likeability ... Participants were not informed that some of the men pictured were ...
... News) -- A boy,s relationship with his mother changes as ... his behavior when he,s a teen, a new study says. ... Pittsburgh who were followed from when the son was 5 ... conflict and warmth between the mothers and sons and other ...
... Hospital executives should consider the value-added services of hospital-based ... over by teleradiologists or other specialists, according to an ... Journal of the American College of Radiology. ... the diagnosis and treatment of disease and injury, hospital-based ...
... the largest cancer study of firefighters ever conducted, research published ... found that New York City firefighters exposed to the ... 19 percent more likely to develop cancer in the seven ... to 10 percent more likely to develop cancer than a ...
... THURSDAY, Sept. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Microscopic brain lesions that ... may be the cause of many common age-related problems such ... study says. Researchers examined brain autopsies of 418 nuns ... followed since 1994 as part of an aging study. There ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:U of T study suggests sexual orientation unconsciously affects our impressions of others 2Health News:Close Bond With Mom Helps Keep Teen Boys Safe 2Health News:World Trade Center-exposed NYC firefighters face increased cancer risk 2Health News:World Trade Center-exposed NYC firefighters face increased cancer risk 3Health News:Old-Age Tremors May Be Caused by Brain Lesions 2
(Date:5/29/2015)... 28, 2015 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/64lx2w/north_america_mri ... America MRI Market - Growth, Trends And Forecasts (2014 ... The North American MRI systems market is estimated to ... $1.58 billion by 2020 with a CAGR of 2.9% ... types namely, the open system, closed system and the ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... DUBLIN , May 28, 2015 Research ... of the "North America Open System MRI Market ... report to their offering. The key players ... , Philips Healthcare, Siemens Healthcare and Toshiba Medical Systems ... tool which is replacing CT because of its higher ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... , May 29, 2015  The annual customer satisfaction ... ranks Praxis EMR as #1 across all specialties. Every ... Research LLC conducts a poll of EHR users and ... results.    Praxis EMR topped 348 ... 18 performance based criteria used by Black Book. In ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:North America MRI Market - Growth, Trends And Forecasts 2014-2019 with GE, Hitachi Medical, Philips Healthcare, Siemens Healthcare & Toshiba Medical Systems Dominating 2North America Open System MRI Market 2014-2019 with GE, Hitachi Medical, Philips Healthcare, Siemens Healthcare and Toshiba Medical Dominating 2Praxis EMR Ranks #1 for Physician Satisfaction in Black Book's 2015 Survey of Solo and Small Practices 2
... RDEA594 Data to Be Presented at the 2008 Annual European Congress of, Rheumatology ... Phase 1 Human Study of RDEA594 Planned in Second Half of ... ... Biosciences, Inc.,(Nasdaq: RDEA ) today announced the identification of its lead development,candidate ...
... filing anticipated in 1Q 2009 -, PRINCETON, ... ) has nominated PSI-7851 as a lead development ... (HCV). PSI-7851 is a proprietary,nucleotide analogue polymerase inhibitor ... Practice (GLP) animal toxicity studies required for,submission of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Ardea Biosciences Identifies Lead Development Candidate for Gout, RDEA594 2Ardea Biosciences Identifies Lead Development Candidate for Gout, RDEA594 3Ardea Biosciences Identifies Lead Development Candidate for Gout, RDEA594 4Ardea Biosciences Identifies Lead Development Candidate for Gout, RDEA594 5Pharmasset Nominates PSI-7851 as a Lead Development Candidate for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C 2Pharmasset Nominates PSI-7851 as a Lead Development Candidate for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C 3
The Benchmark Microplate Reader, with its increased wavelength range of 340 to 750 nm and high performance optics, provides flexibility for specialized applications requiring increased linearity, ult...
Plate Reader is an eight channel photometer for the sequential and simultaneous reading of micro-plate strips with 96 wells. High technology, user friendly, powerful and reliable....
TC-98 elisa strip reader. Reads, calculates, and prints results for up to 12 wells in about 30 seconds. Single point calibration. Multi-point calibration....
Stat Fax 2200 Incubator shaker....
Medicine Products: