Riscos psicossociais e indignidade no trabalho
: um estudo com advogados

  • Joana Andreia Monteiro Azevedo (Student)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


The present study seeks to analyze psychosocial risks and the feeling ofIndignity at Work in a group of lawyers in Portugal, through the application of aquestionnaire composed of the short version of COPSOQ - The CopenhagenPsychosocial Questionnaire (Kristensen et al., 2005) and the scale of Feeling ofIndignity at Work (Mendes & Araújo, 2012). The sample consisted of 211 lawyers,of whom 142 (67.3%) are female and 68 (32.2%) are male, aged between 23 and 72years old (M = 37.7; SD = 11.4). In order to test the hypotheses, the Student's T Test,ANOVA and Pearson's Correlation Coefficient were used. The results obtained thatwomen lawyers have levels of job task levels, stress levels and burnout areassociated with moderate levels of feeling of Indignity at Work, while emotionaldemands have moderate levels with the Work Overload sub-dimension and lowlevels with the Labor Tasks and Work Organization subdimensions.
Date of Award19 Mar 2021
Original languagePortuguese
Awarding Institution
  • Universidade Católica Portuguesa
SupervisorAna Rita Farias (Supervisor)


  • Psychosocial risks
  • Psychodynamics of work
  • Pathogenic suffering
  • Indignity at work
  • Lawyers


  • Mestrado em Psicologia do Trabalho e das Organizações

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