Handbook of occupational health psychology /
edited by James Campbell Quick and Lois E. Tetrick.
1st ed.
Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Assoc., c2003.
xvii, 475 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
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Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Assoc., c2003.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
James Campbell Quick is internationally recognized for his influential and groundbreaking theory of preventive stress management. His more than 100 publications include refereed journal articles, books, invited book chapters, encyclopedia entries, and a clinical monograph. His recent research and scholarship focuses on occupational health psychology and executive health. He was founding editor of the American Psychological Association (APA) Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. He is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the American Psychological Society (APS), and the American Institute of Stress, and he has been awarded an APA Presidential Citation. He is the recipient of numerous research and teaching awards, including a 2001 Minnie Stevens Piper Professorship nomination. He was awarded The Maroon Citation by the Colgate University Alumni Corporation. His professional work as a senior U.S. Air Force reserve officer (colonel, retired) led to numerous awards and decorations, including The Legion of Merit. He is currently director of the doctoral program in business administration at the University of Texas at Arlington Lois E. Tetrick joined the Department of Psychology at the University of Houston in 1995. She is an associate editor of the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology and was an associate editor of the Journal of Applied Psychology. She is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Organizational Behavior and Advanced Topics in Organizational Behavior. Her research focuses primarily on individuals' perceptions of the employment relationship and their reactions to these perceptions, including issues of occupational health and safety, occupational stress, and organizational commitment
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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.
Table of Contents
Contributorsp. vii
Forewordp. ix
Prefacep. xv
Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
The Past, Present, and Future of Occupational Health Psychologyp. 1
Prevention at Work: Public Health in Occupational Settingsp. 3
A History of Occupational Health Psychologyp. 19
Controlling Occupational Safety and Health Hazardsp. 35
Toward an Integrated Framework for Comprehensive Organizational Wellness: Concepts, Practices, and Research in Workplace Health Promotionp. 69
Health Psychology and Work Stress: A More Positive Approachp. 97
Causes of and Risks to Health and Safetyp. 121
Safety Climate: Conceptual and Measurement Issuesp. 123
Work-Family Balancep. 143
Shiftwork and Working Hoursp. 163
Occupational Stress: Job Pressures and Lack of Supportp. 185
To Be Able to Exert Control Over One's Own Situation: A Necessary Condition for Coping With Stressorsp. 201
Technology and Workplace Healthp. 221
Symptoms, Disorders, and Interventionsp. 243
Job-Related Burnout: A Reviewp. 245
The Workplace and Cardiovascular Disease: Relevance and Potential Role for Occupational Health Psychologyp. 265
Employee Assistance Programsp. 289
Worksite Health Interventions: Targets for Change and Strategies for Attaining Themp. 305
Job Stress Interventions and Organization of Workp. 325
Stress Management at Workp. 355
Methodology and Evaluationp. 377
An Epidemiological Perspective on Research Design, Measurement, and Surveillance Strategiesp. 379
Program Evaluation: The Bottom Line in Organizational Healthp. 399
Economic Evaluations of Workplace Health Interventions: Theory and Literature Reviewp. 417
Author Indexp. 431
Subject Indexp. 457
About the Editorsp. 475
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