Retos investigativos en psicología de la salud ocupacional: el estrés laboral


  • Angélica M. Hermosa R. Universidad Central
  • Lyria E. Perilla T. Universidad de los Andes


Palabras clave:

psicología de la salud ocupacional, estrés laboral, estresores, estrategias de intervención


El presente artículo tiene como propósito exponer los retos de la investigación en psicología de la salud ocupacional, en particular el estrés en el trabajo, uno de los temas de mayor desarrollo en esta disciplina. El artículo describe los elementos conceptuales y determinantes del estrés en el trabajo, se identifican las dificultades de la investigación en esta área y, se plantean sugerencias metodológicas para enriquecer esta investigación. Los programas de intervención son analizados comparando enfoques, diseños y resultados efectivos. Por último, se proponen directrices para mejorar la investigación en este campo.

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Biografía del autor/a

Angélica M. Hermosa R., Universidad Central

Psicóloga, magíster en Psicología Organizacional, doctoranda en Psicología. Profesora de la Universidad Central, Bogotá, Colombia.

Lyria E. Perilla T., Universidad de los Andes

Psicóloga, magíster en Administración, doctoranda Psicología. Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.


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Hermosa R. AM, Perilla T. LE. Retos investigativos en psicología de la salud ocupacional: el estrés laboral. Rev. Fac. Nac. Salud Pública [Internet]. 15 de mayo de 2015 [citado 28 de noviembre de 2022];33(2):252-61. Disponible en:



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