Supporting Sleep: The Importance of Social Relations at Work

Supporting Sleep: The Importance of Social Relations at Work

by M. Nordin

Hardcover(1st ed. 2015)

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Social support and sleep are both health promoting factors and important in the prevention of illness and sick-leave. Promoting healthy work by providing good conditions for strong social relationships and by preventing bullying or harassment can improve sleep and consequently employee health, increasing work productivity and efficiency overall.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137437846
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 11/11/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 97
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.01(d)

About the Author

Maria Nordin is Associate Professor in Psychology and Senior Lecturer at the Department of Psychology at Umeå University in Sweden. She has published articles on topics including social support and sleep, psychosocial work factors and health, return to work in patients with burnout, and the impact of the forest in the rehabilitation of these patients.

Table of Contents

1. The Importance of Work 2. Social Support - Health Benefits from Social Relations 3. Bullying at Work - Exclusion from the Group 4. Sleep and Stress - Opposite Concepts 5. Social Support at Work and Sleep 6. Bullying at Work and Sleep 7. Methodological Considerations 8. Supporting Sleep, A Tool for Work Health Promotion?

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