The science of occupational health [electronic resource] : stress, psychobiology, and the new world of work / Ulf Lundberg and Cary L. Cooper
- Introduction : history of work and health -- New workplaces in a rapidly changing world -- The new world of work -- Work as a source of stimulation and health or a cause of distress and illness -- Responses to stress -- Stress-related health problems -- Stress hormones at work -- Socioeconomic status (SES) and health -- Health promotion -- Gender differences -- Preventive strategies -- The future workplace from a stress-health perspective.
- The Science of Occupational Health is an evidence based resource for all members of the health care team working with those affected by work-based stress-whether individuals suffering physical or psychological symptoms, or organizations trying to provide optimum conditions for healthy and productive employees. --, The authors offer a unique psychobiological perspective, discussing the modern workplace as a cause of stimulation and well being, as well as of distress and illness. They provide a rigorous but highly accessible scientific account of the effects that stress has on mind and body, with key chapters on 'Responses to Stress', 'Stress-Related Health Problems' and 'Stress Hormones at Work'. --, and This book offers the reader practical guidance on health promotion and preventive strategies at both individual and organizational levels It concludes with a discussion of present occupational conditions around the world and predictions of likely trends in the future. --Book Jacket.
- 9781444391107 (electronic bk.) and 1444391100 (electronic bk.)
- AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -162) and index.
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- Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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