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

Author: Sarah Vickerstaff; Chris Phillipson; Ross Wilkie
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2012.
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"The relationship between health and work is widely recognised as complex and multifaceted. In the context of an ageing population our ability to enable people with health issues to continue working is becoming more critical. 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  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Vickerstaff; Chris Phillipson; Ross Wilkie
ISBN: 9781847428080 1847428088
OCLC Number: 773420420
Description: xiii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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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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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