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Work, health and wellbeing : the challenges of managing health at work

Author: Sarah Vickerstaff; Chris Phillipson; Ross Wilkie
Publisher: Bristol, U.K. : Policy Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This multi-disciplinary volume brings together original research from diverse backgrounds investigating how we can define and operationalize a bio-psychosocial model of ill-health to improve work participation in middle and later life.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Vickerstaff; Chris Phillipson; Ross Wilkie
ISBN: 9781847428097 1847428096
OCLC Number: 778434456
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 290 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Work, health and wellbeing: an introduction --
2. Musculoskeletal disorders: challenges and opportunities --
3. Common mental health problems and work; Introduction --
4. Comparing health and employment in England and the United States --
5. Re-evaluating trends in the employment of disabled people in Britain --
6. The current state of vocational rehabilitation servicesIntroduction --
7. The changing profile of incapacity claimants; Introduction --
8. Reconstructing the self and social identity: new interventions for returning long-term Incapacity Benefit recipients to work --
9. The fall of work stress and the rise of wellbeing.
Responsibility: edited by Sarah Vickerstaff, Chris Phillipson and Ross Wilkie.

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