Handbook of Work and Health Psychology / Edition 2

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International experts explore a range of topics linking the two fields of work and health psychology. They survey illness and health in diverse occupations in various parts of the world. Describes basic theoretical issues of work and health psychology including job control, autonomy, individual differences, social support and organizational environment.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471892762
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/27/2002
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 636
  • Sales rank: 1,139,419
  • Product dimensions: 6.81 (w) x 10.02 (h) x 1.59 (d)

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Table of Contents

About the Editors
List of Contributors
Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Pt. I Understanding Work and Health Psychology: Theory and Concepts
Ch. 2 Everyday Well-Being and Stress in Work and Organisations 9
Ch. 3 Organisational Culture, Stress and Change 37
Ch. 4 The Effects of Work Stress on Health 63
Ch. 5 Individual Differences, Work Stress and Health 83
Ch. 6 Job Control, Physical Health and Psychological Well-Being 121
Ch. 7 The Psychological Contract, Health and Well-Being 143
Ch. 8 Flexibility at Work in Relation to Employee Health 159
Pt. II Research and Diagnosis Issues
Ch. 9 Work and Health Psychology as a Scientific Discipline: Facing the Limits of the Natural Science Paradigm 173
Ch. 10 A Risk Management Approach to the Prevention of Work Stress 191
Pt. III Specific Issues in Work and Health Psychology
Ch. 11 New Technologies and Stress 209
Ch. 12 Women's Coping: Communal Versus Individualistic Orientation 237
Ch. 13 Work Experiences, Stress and Health among Managerial Women: Research and Practice 259
Ch. 14 Work/Non-Work Interface: A Review of Theories and Findings 279
Ch. 15 Alcohol and Drug Misuse and the Organization 313
Ch. 16 Issues of the Second Career Half 333
Ch. 17 Policies and Strategies for the Second Career Half 349
Ch. 18 Acute Stress at Work 367
Ch. 19 Burnout: An Overview of 25 Years of Research and Theorizing 383
Pt. IV Preventive and Curative Interventions
Ch. 20 Job Design and Well-Being 429
Ch. 21 Organizational Learning 455
Ch. 22 Management Development, Well-Being and Health in the Twenty-First Century 475
Ch. 23 Conflict at Work and Individual Well-Being 495
Ch. 24 Creating Shared Commitment for Results: How to Talk about Accountability 517
Ch. 25 Stress Management at Work: Secondary Prevention of Stress 533
Ch. 26 A FIT Approach to Work Stress and Health 549
Ch. 27 Coaching and Counselling in Organizational Psychology 569
Ch. 28 What an Organisation Can Do about its Employees' Well-Being and Health: An Overview 585
Ch. 29 Epilogue 601
Index 605
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