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Occupational Health Psychology / Edition 1

Occupational Health Psychology / Edition 1

by Stavroula Leka, Jonathan Houdmont


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ISBN-13: 9781405191159
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/04/2010
Pages: 362
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Stavroula Leka is an Associate Professor in OccupationalHealth Psychology in the Institute of Work, Health &Organisations at the University of Nottingham, U.K. She is Directorof the Institute's Masters Degree in Occupational HealthPsychology. Her primary research interests are the application ofoccupational health and safety knowledge and policy in theworkplace, and psychosocial risk management. She is Chair of theEducation Forum of the European Academy of Occupational HealthPsychology.

Jonathan Houdmont is a Lecturer in Occupational HealthPsychology in the Institute of Work, Health & Organisations atthe University of Nottingham, U.K. He is Director of theInstitute's Masters Degree in Workplace Health. His currentresearch interests focus on legal and policy issues in occupationalhealth, as well as education and training in occupational healthpsychology. He is Executive Officer of the European Academy ofOccupational Health Psychology.

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Table of Contents

About the Editors ix

Notes on Contributors xi

Preface xvi

1 An Introduction to Occupational Health Psychology Jonathan Houdmont Stavroula Leka 1

2 Work-Related Stress: A Theoretical Perspective Tom Cox Amanda Griffiths 31

3 Work Organization and Health Michael P. O'Driscoll Paula Brough 57

4 Interventions to Promote Well-Being at Work Raymond Randall Karina Nielsen 88

5 Psychosocial Risk Management at the Workplace Level Stavroula Leka Tom Cox 124

6 Workplace Health Promotion Andrew J. Noblet John J. Rodwell 157

7 Positive Occupational Health Psychology Arnold B. Bakker Daantje Derks 194

8 The Physical Workspace: An OHP Perspective Phil Leather Tony Zarola Angeli Santos 225

9 Corporate Culture, Health, and Well-Being Gerard Zwetsloot Stavroula Leka 250

10 Research Methods in Occupational Health Psychology Toon W. Taris Annet H. de Lange Michiel A. J. Kompier 269

11 Future Directions in Occupational Health Psychology Jonathan Houdmont Stavroula Leka 298

Author Index 322

Subject Index 331

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Occupational Health Psychology is a much neededtextbook for this rapidly developing field. It provides a thoroughand up-to-date introduction to this topic. The contributors includesome of the most eminent scholars working in this area. I stronglyrecommend it as a text for any introductory course on OccupationalHealth Psychology. It belongs on the bookshelf of anyone with aninterest in this area. It is the current authority on thistopic.’
Professor Victor Catano, Chair of Psychology,Saint Mary’s University, USA

‘"Occupational Health Psychology bringstogether the world’s finest minds in a thorough, accessibleoverview of the discipline complete with its advances andchallenges. Guaranteed fuel for the imagination - what would ittake, in theory and practice, to improve occupational health,safety, and well-being worldwide? A ‘go to’ book, and atouchstone for future work."
Professor Maureen Dollard, Foundation Directorof the Work and Stress Research Group, University of SouthAustralia

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