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

Author: Sarah Vickerstaff; Chris Phillipson
Publisher: Bristol : Policy, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This multi-disciplinary volume brings together original research from diverse disciplinary backgrounds investigating how we can define and operationalise a bio-psychosocial model of ill-health to  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Vickerstaff; Chris Phillipson
ISBN: 9781847428080 1847428088
OCLC Number: 781329156
Description: xiii, 290 s. ; 24 cm
Contents: Work, health and wellbeing: an introduction ~ Sarah Vickerstaff, Chris Phillipson and Ross Wilkie; Musculoskeletal disorders: challenges and opportunities ~ Ross Wilkie; Common mental health problems and work ~ Annie Irvine; Comparing health and employment in England and the USA ~ David Lain; Re-evaluating trends in the employment of disabled people in Britain ~ Ben Baumberg; The current state of vocational rehabilitation services ~ Joanne Ross; The changing profile of incapacity claimants ~ Christina Beatty and Steve Fothergill; Reconstructing the self and social identity: new interventions for returning long-term Incapacity Benefit recipients to work ~ David Wainwright, Elaine Wainwright, Rachel Black and Susan Keynon; The fall of work stress and the rise of wellbeing ~ David Wainwright and Mike Calnan; 'Work Ability': a practical model for improving the quality of work, health and wellbeing across the life-course? ~ Tony Maltby; Working for longer: self-management of chronic health problems in the workplace ~ Femidah Munir; Case study: organisational change and employee health and wellbeing in the NHS ~ Julia Gibbs, Wendy Loretto, Tina Kowalski and Stephen Platt; Education and training in the workplace ~ Chris Phillipson; Conclusion: setting the agenda for future research ~ Chris Phillipson, Ross Wilkie and Sarah Vickerstaff
Responsibility: edited by Sarah Vickerstaff, Chris Phillipson and Ross Wilkie


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