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Handbook of occupational health psychology [electronic resource] / edited by James Campbell Quick and Lois E. Tetrick.

Contributor(s): Quick, James C | Tetrick, Lois E.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Assoc., c2003Edition: 1st ed.Description: xvii, 475 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.Other title: Occupational health psychology.Subject(s): Industrial psychiatry -- Handbooks. manuals, etc | Clinical health psychology -- Handbooks. manuals, etc | Psychology, Industrial -- Handbooks. manuals, etc | Psychiatry -- Handbooks | Psychology, Clinical -- Handbooks | Psychology, Industrial -- HandbooksAdditional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 616.89 Online resources: Fulltext available via EBSCOhost - Shibboleth login required Also issued in print.Summary: Occupational health psychology is a relatively young specialty within the science and practice of psychology. This handbook is designed to consolidate and organize the emerging knowledge in the field from the interdisciplinary perspectives of an international group of scholars and researchers. Part I includes 5 chapters designed to provide historical, contemporary, and future-oriented perspectives on this emerging specialty after first discussing prevention and public health in occupational settings. Part II includes 6 chapters that address key causes of health and safety at work as well as key risks to health and safety, focusing on factors both within the specific workplace as well as broader occupational factors and factors from the personal life domain. Regardless of how effectively organizations design prevention and public health programs to protect the health and safety of people at work, some experience symptoms and health disorders. The first 2 chapters in Part III focus on two key symptoms or health disorders, and the remaining 4 chapters address specific primary, secondary, or tertiary interventions for health and safety. The volume concludes with a 3-chapter part addressing issues of epidemiology, program evaluation, and socioeconomic cost-benefit analysis. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Occupational health psychology is a relatively young specialty within the science and practice of psychology. This handbook is designed to consolidate and organize the emerging knowledge in the field from the interdisciplinary perspectives of an international group of scholars and researchers. Part I includes 5 chapters designed to provide historical, contemporary, and future-oriented perspectives on this emerging specialty after first discussing prevention and public health in occupational settings. Part II includes 6 chapters that address key causes of health and safety at work as well as key risks to health and safety, focusing on factors both within the specific workplace as well as broader occupational factors and factors from the personal life domain. Regardless of how effectively organizations design prevention and public health programs to protect the health and safety of people at work, some experience symptoms and health disorders. The first 2 chapters in Part III focus on two key symptoms or health disorders, and the remaining 4 chapters address specific primary, secondary, or tertiary interventions for health and safety. The volume concludes with a 3-chapter part addressing issues of epidemiology, program evaluation, and socioeconomic cost-benefit analysis. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)

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Electronic reproduction. Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, 2002. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreement. s2002 dcunns.

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