Work Stress: Health Care Systems in the Workplace

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Overview

A collection of papers presented at a 1985 conference on work stress and health care. In this comprehensive volume, the authors, well-known experts in their field, present a broad spectrum of stress-related conditions in the workplace and discuss the relationship between prevention and therapy. Throughout the volume contributing researchers and practitioners present different aspects of stress and suggest a number of intervention strategies. Excellent up-to-date sources covering a vareity of disciplines are cited throughout the book. This volume would be useful to diverse audiences. Choice

While there are many studies demonstrating the effects of stress on employees and organizations, there is little evidence that research findings are being appropriately used in corporate health care systems. Work Stress, consisting of original, multidisciplinary papers by academics and practitioners, examines the current knowledge of work stress, preventive management strategies, and therapeutic healing techniques used in health care programs.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780275923297
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/18/1987
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 348
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Meet the Author

JAMES C. QUICK is Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at the University of Texas, Arlington.

RABI S. BHAGAT is Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at the University of Texas, Arlington.

JAMES E. DALTON is a Divisional VP with Hospital Corporation of America.

JONATHAN D. QUICK is Staff Associate for Management Sciences Associates, an international health care consulting organization.

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Table of Contents

Foreword

Work Stress: Research and Practice

Introduction by James C. Quick, Johnathan D. Quick, Rabi S. Bhagat, and James E. Dalton

The Practitioner's Perspective by Alan McLean

The Researcher's Perspective by Stanislav V. Kasl

Work Stressors

Research on Work Stress and Health by James S. House

Issues and Implications for Health Care Delivery Systems: A Canadian Perspective by Ronald J. Burke

Efficiency and Health Hazards in Mechanized Work by Bertil Gardell

Person-Environment Fit, Type A Behavior and Work Strain: The Complexity of the Process by R. Van Harrison, Gordon E. Moss, T.E. Dielman, William J. Horvath, and William R. Harlan

The Effect of High Job Demands and Low Control on the Health of Employed Women by Suzanne G. Haynes and Andrea Z. LaCroix

Behavioral Factors in Hypertension: Lessons from the Work Setting by Margaret A. Chesney

Neuroendocrine Effects of Work Stress by Robert M. Rose

Prevention and Intervention

Preventive Stress Intervention: A Challenging Area for Researchers by John M. Ivancevich

Individual-Organizational Relationships: Implications for Preventing Job Stress and Burnout by Michael T. Matteson

Team-Building Intervention: An Organizational Stress Moderator by Rita Numerof

Job Security, Job Loss, and Outplacement: Implications for Stress and Stress Management by Richard S. DeFrank and Judith E. Pliner

A Labor View of Stress Management by William W. Winpisinger

Corporate Health and Fitness Programs and the Prevention of Work Stress by William B. Baun, E.J. Bernacki, and J. Alan Herd

Prevention Law Trends and Compensation Payments for Stress-Disabled Workers by Gilbert T. Adams,Jr.

Therapeutic Interventions

Therapeutic Stress Interventions by Alan A. McLean

Employee Assistance Programs: A Strategy for Managing Stress by James L. Francek

Risk Counseling as a Therapeutic Intervention in the Workplace by Bonnie C. Seamonds

Occupational Health and Stress by Raymond R. Suskind

Private Psychiatric Hospitals and Work Stress Therapeutic Interventions by John C. Wolfe and Thomas Robinson

Summary

Work Organizations and Health Care: Future Directions by Rabi S. Bhagat, James C. Quick, Jonathan D. Quick, and James E. Dalton

Work Stress in the 1980s: Research and Practice by Robert L. Kayn

Index

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