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Author Quick, James C., Editor. Editor.

Title Handbook of Occupational Health Psychology.

Imprint Washington : American Psychological Association, August 2002.


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Contents Prevention at work : public health in occupational settings / Lois E. Tetrick, James Campbell Quick -- A history of occupational health psychology / Julian Barling, Amanda Griffiths -- Controlling occupational safety and health hazards / Michael J. Smith ... [et al.] -- Toward an integrated framework for comprehensive organizational wellness : concepts, practices, and research in workplace health promotion / Joel B. Bennett, Royer F. Cook, Kenneth R. Pelletier -- Health psychology and work stress : a more positive approach / Debra L. Nelson, Bret L. Simmons -- Safety climate : conceptual and measurement issues / Dov Zohar -- Work-family balance / Michael R. Frone -- Shiftwork and working hours / Carlla S. Smith, Simon Folkard, Julie A. Fuller -- Occupational stress : job pressures and lack of support / Charles D. Spielberger, Peter R. Vagg, Carol D. Wasala -- To be able to exert control over one's own situation : a necessary condition for coping with stressors / Töres Theorell -- Technology and workplace health / Michael D. Coovert, Lori Foster Thompson -- Job-related burnout : a review / Arie Shirom -- The workplace and cardiovascular disease : relevance and potential role for occupational health psychology / Paul A. Landsbergis ... [et al.] -- Employee assistance programs / Cary L. Cooper, Philip Dewe, Michael O'Driscoll -- Worksite health interventions : targets for change and strategies for attaining them / Catherine A. Heaney -- Job stress interventions and organization of work / Norbert K. Semmer -- Stress management at work / Ruth E. Quillian-Wolever, Mark E. Wolever -- An epidemiological perspective on research design, measurement, and surveillance strategies / Stanislav V. Kasl, Beth A. Jones -- Program evaluation : the bottom line in organizational health / Joyce A. Adkins, Howard M. Weiss -- Economic evaluations of workplace health interventions : theory and literature review / Kelly DeRango, Luisa Franzini.
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Summary Annotation Emerging knowledge in the field of occupational health psychology is presented here from the interdisciplinary perspectives of an international groups of scholars and researchers. Material is in sections on the past, present, and future of occupational health psychology, causes of and risks to health and safety, symptoms, disorders, and interventions, and methodology and evaluation. Job- related burnout, employee assistance, and program evaluation are some of the subjects discussed. The book is of interest to scholars, researchers, and practitioners in occupational health psychology, public health, and medicine. Quick is a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the American Psychological Society, and the American Institute of Stress. Tetrick is an associate editor of the </Journal of Occupational Health Psychology/>. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Annotation This volume brings together an international group of scholars to address a wide variety of topics relevant to this rapidly growing field. From issues of workload and workplace safety, to work schedules and social environments to job future and content, this handbook offers tools intended to combat risks at their source. This is an essential resource for scholars, researchers, and practitioners.
Audience Scholarly & Professional American Psychological Association.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note GMD: electronic resource.
Subject Clinical health psychology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Industrial psychiatry -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Psychology, Industrial -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks, manuals, etc. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Subject Clinical health psychology. (OCoLC)fst00864355
Industrial psychiatry. (OCoLC)fst00971596
Psychology, Industrial. (OCoLC)fst01081592
Added Author Tetrick, Lois E., Editor. Editor.
Abbreviated Title Handbook of Occupational Health Psychology
In: APA PsycBooks
ISBN 9781557989277
1557989273 (Trade Cloth)
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