The Handbook of Stress and Health

A comprehensive work that brings together and explores state-of-the-art research on the link between stress and health outcomes. Offers the most authoritative resource available, discussing a range of stress theories as well as theories on preventative stress management and how to enhance well-being Timely given that stress is linked to seven of the ten leading causes of death in developed nations, yet paradoxically successful adaptation to stress can enable individuals to flourish Contributors are an international panel of authoritative researchers and practitioners in the various specialty subjects addressed within the work

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  • Author : Cary Cooper
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Pages : 690 pages
  • ISBN : 1118993780
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Handbook of Stress and Health

The Handbook of Stress and Health
  • Author : Cary Cooper,James Campbell Quick
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 07 February 2017
GET THIS BOOKThe Handbook of Stress and Health

A comprehensive work that brings together and explores state-of-the-art research on the link between stress and health outcomes. Offers the most authoritative resource available, discussing a range of stress theories as well as theories on preventative stress management and how to enhance well-being Timely given that stress is linked to seven of the ten leading causes of death in developed nations, yet paradoxically successful adaptation to stress can enable individuals to flourish Contributors are an international panel of authoritative researchers

Illness Narratives in Practice: Potentials and Challenges of Using Narratives in Health-Related Contexts

Illness Narratives in Practice: Potentials and Challenges of Using Narratives in Health-Related Contexts
  • Author : Gabriele Lucius-Hoene,Christine Holmberg,Thorsten Meyer
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 25 October 2018
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What is it like to live with an illness? How do diagnostic procedures, treatments, and other encounters with medical institutions affect a patient's private and social life? By asking these types of questions, illness narratives have gained a reputation as a scientific domain in medicine in the last thirty years. Today, a patient's story plays an important role in doctor-patient communication and the development of a healing relationship. However, whereas patient experiences have been well acknowledged, methodologically reflected upon and

Work Stress and Health in a Globalized Economy

Work Stress and Health in a Globalized Economy
  • Author : Johannes Siegrist,Morten Wahrendorf
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 06 July 2016
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This book provides a comprehensive, updated summary of research evidence on the effects of stressful working and employment conditions on workers’ health, as based on one of the worldwide leading theoretical models, effort-reward imbalance. It offers three innovative features that are appealing for research as well as for policy. Firstly, it presents and discusses comparable research findings from different continents, in particular from Japan, China, and Latin America. Secondly, it extends the conceptual framework of research on this topic by

Redistribution, Inequality, and Growth

Redistribution, Inequality, and Growth
  • Author : Mr. Jonathan David Ostry,Mr. Andrew Berg,Mr. Charalambos G. Tsangarides
  • Publisher : International Monetary Fund
  • Release : 17 February 2014
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The Fund has recognized in recent years that one cannot separate issues of economic growth and stability on one hand and equality on the other. Indeed, there is a strong case for considering inequality and an inability to sustain economic growth as two sides of the same coin. Central to the Fund’s mandate is providing advice that will enable members’ economies to grow on a sustained basis. But the Fund has rightly been cautious about recommending the use of

Work, Worklessness, and the Political Economy of Health

Work, Worklessness, and the Political Economy of Health
  • Author : Clare Bambra
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 27 October 2011
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We are told that 'work is good for us' and that ill health is caused by 'individual lifestyles'. Drawing on research from public health, social policy, epidemiology, geography and political science, this evidence-based inter-disciplinary book firmly challenges these contemporary orthodoxies. It systematically demonstrates that work - or lack of it - is central to our health and wellbeing and is the underlying determinant of health inequalities. Work is the cornerstone of modern society and dominates adult life with around a

Children at Work

Children at Work
  • Author : Valentina Forastieri
  • Publisher : International Labour Organization
  • Release : 18 January 2021
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This second edition of this useful and informative book provides an approach to the protection of children through the development of a programme on occupational safety and health specifically addressed to working children. It illustrates how this can be done within a framework of a national policy aimed at the elimination of child labour. This new edition takes account of the provisions of the ILO's Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182), covering work that is likely to harm the

Action Against Child Labour

Action Against Child Labour
  • Author : Nelien Haspels
  • Publisher : International Labour Organization
  • Release : 18 January 2021
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This book is a response to the need for comprehensive and practical information on planning and carrying out action against child labour. It is based primarily on International Labour Office (ILO) experience, particularly its International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC). The book addresses the strategies, instruments, methodologies and information necessary to plan and carry out effective action. It makes clear that comprehensive approaches are required for sustained success. Unilateral and uncoordinated efforts in the past have sometimes

Handbook of Occupational Health and Wellness

Handbook of Occupational Health and Wellness
  • Author : Robert J. Gatchel,Izabela Z. Schultz
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 21 December 2012
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This book integrates the growing clinical research evidence related to the emerging transdisciplinary field of occupational health and wellness. It includes a wide range of important topics, ranging from current conceptual approaches to health and wellness in the workplace, to common problems in the workplace such as presenteeism/abstenteeism, common illnesses, job-related burnout, to prevention and intervention methods. It consists of five major parts. Part I, “Introduction and Overviews,” provides an overview and critical evaluation of the emerging conceptual models

Burnout for Experts

Burnout for Experts
  • Author : Sabine Bährer-Kohler
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 11 November 2012
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Wherever people are working, there is some type of stress—and where there is stress, there is the risk of burnout. It is widespread, the subject of numerous studies in the U.S. and abroad. It is also costly, both to individuals in the form of sick days, lost wages, and emotional exhaustion, and to the workplace in terms of the bottom line. But as we are now beginning to understand, burnout is also preventable. Burnout for Experts brings multifaceted