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Handbook of occupational health and wellness

Author: Robert J Gatchel; Izabela Z Schultz
Publisher: New York : Springer Science + Business Media, ©2012.
Series: Handbooks in health, work, and disability.
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This book integrates the growing clinical research evidence related to the emerging transdisciplinary field of occupational health and wellness. It includes a wide range of important topics, ranging from current conceptual approaches to health and wellness in the workplace, to common problems in the workplace such as presenteeism/abstenteeism, common illnesses, job-related burnout, to prevention and intervention  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Gatchel; Izabela Z Schultz
ISBN: 9781461448396 1461448395
OCLC Number: 823388217
Description: 1 online resource (572 p.)
Contents: INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW --
Conceptual Approaches to Occupational Health and Wellness: An Overview / Robert J. Gatchel, Nancy D. Kishino --
Theories of Psychological Stress at Work / Philip J. Dewe, Michael P. O'Driscoll, Cary L. Cooper --
The Growth of Occupational Health Psychology / Heather Graham, Krista J. Howard, Angela Liegey Dougall --
MAJOR SYMPTOMS AND DISORDERS IN THE WORKPLACE --
Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders and Pain / Ann Marie Hernandez, Alan L. Peterson. --
Cardiovascular Disease and the Workplace / Alexandra L. Terrill, John P. Garofalo --
Challenges Related to Mental Health in the Workplace / Carolyn S. Dewa, Marc Corbière, Marie-José Durand, Jennifer Hensel --
Cancer Survivors and Work / Michal C. Moskowitz, Briana L. Todd, Michael Feuerstein --
The Problem of Absenteeism and Presenteeism in the Workplace / Krista J. Howard, Jeffrey T. Howard, Alessa F. Smyth --
Occupational Burnout / Cindy A. McGeary, Donald D. McGeary --
Self-medication and Illicit Drug Use in the Workplace / Fong Chan, Ebonee Johnson, Emma K. Hiatt, Chih Chin Chou --
Beyond the Playground: Bullying in the Workplace and Its Relation to Mental and Physical Health Outcomes / Madeline Rex-Lear, Jennifer M. Knack, Lauri A. Jensen-Campbell --
EVALUATION OF OCCUPATIONAL CAUSES AND RISKS TO WORKERS' HEALTH --
Promoting Mental Health Within Workplaces / Bonnie Kirsh, Rebecca Gewurtz --
Workplace Injury and Illness, Safety Engineering, Economics and Social Capital / Henry P. Cole --
The Role of Work Schedules in Occupational Health and Safety / Jeanne M. Geiger-Brown, Clark J. Lee --
Work-Family Balance Issues and Work-Leave Policies / Rosalind B. King, Georgia Karuntzos, Lynne M. Casper --
Workers' Compensation and Its Potential for Perpetuation of Disability / Michael E. Schatman --
PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION METHODS --
Health and Wellness Promotion in the Workplace / William S. Shaw, Silje E. Reme, Cécile R. L. Boot --
Stress Reduction Programmes for the Workplace / Tores Theorell --
Primary and Secondary Prevention of Illness in the Workplace / Brian R. Theodore --
Organizational Aspects of Work Accommodation and Retention in Mental Health / Izabela Z. Schultz, Terry Krupa, E. Sally Rogers, Alanna Winter --
PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION METHODS --
Employee Assistance Programs: Evidence and Current Trends / Mark Attridge --
RESEARCH, EVALUATION, DIVERSITY & PRACTICE --
Epidemiological Methods for Determining Potential Occupational Health and Illness Issues / J. Mark Melhorn, Charles N. Brooks, Shirley Seaman --
Program Evaluation of Prevention and Intervention Methods / Richard C. Robinson, John P. Garofalo, Pamela Behnk --
Gender and Cultural Considerations in the Workplace / Nicolette Lopez, Hollie Pellosmaa, Pablo Mora --
Addressing Occupational Workplace Issues "In Action": An Ongoing Study of Nursing Academic Program Directors / Ronda Mintz-Binder --
Occupational Health and Wellness: Current Status and Future Directions / Robert J. Gatchel
Series Title: Handbooks in health, work, and disability.
Responsibility: Robert J. Gatchel, Izabela Z. Schultz, editors.
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