Occupational Health Psychology [entry]

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Leka, S., and J. Houdmont, eds. 2010. Occupational health psychology. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. Save Citation »Export Citation »E-mail Citation » The chapters are written by different scholars with expertise specific to each chapter's subject area. The chapters address theories of workplace stress, risk management, corporate culture, workplace health promotion, the relation of the work organization to health, and positive psychology at work. A chapter is devoted to the future of OHP. The
more » ... future of OHP. The book also looks at burnout and its relation to work-related engagement. Find this resource: • Schonfeld, I. S., and C.-H. Chang. 2017. Occupational health psychology: Work, stress, and health. New York: Springer. Save Citation »Export Citation »E-mail Citation » The book examines theories of workplace stress; the impact of psychosocial working conditions on depression, alcohol use, anxiety, burnout, cardiovascular disease (CVD), stroke, and musculoskeletal problems; the impact of unemployment and job insecurity on depression, suicide, and CVD; work-related coping; workplace violence and psychological aggression; health-related organizational climate and leadership; safety and accidents; work-life balance; and workplace interventions. Specific occupations (e.g., nurses, teachers, soldiers, police officers) are also examined. The final chapter is devoted to the future of OHP. Find this resource: Handbooks There are a number of handbooks that are relevant to OHP. Three of the most comprehensive are Clarke, et al. 2016; Gatchel and Schultz 2012; and Quick and Tetrick 2011. Cooper, et al. 2009concerns the interface of work and health psychology. Kelloway, et al. 2006 is more narrowly focused on one particular province of OHP, workplace violence and other types of work-related aggression. Finally, the focal interest of Sinclair, et al. 2013 is research methods in OHP. • Clarke, S., T. M. Probst, F. Guldenmund, and J. Passmore, eds. 2016. The Wiley Blackwell handbook of the psychology of occupational safety and workplace health. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. Save Citation »Export Citation »E-mail Citation » The book covers a number of OHP-related topics, with a special emphasis on safety. Other topics covered include the job demands-resources model, workplace aggression, and workplace health promotion. A series of chapters is devoted to safety and accidents. Other chapters cover the role of leadership, peer norms, and personality and individual differences in the realm of safety. Find this resource: • Cooper, C. L., J. C. Quick, and M. J. Schabracq, eds. 2009. International handbook of work and health psychology. 3d ed. The book provides coverage of such topics as job-related burnout, the role of individual differences in the area of workplace stress, the impact of organizational stress, alcohol and drug misuse in the organizational context, employee assistance programs, and presenteeism. Find this resource: • Gatchel, R. J., and I. Z. Schultz, eds. 2012. Handbook of occupational health and wellness.
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