Work and Well-Being: An Agenda for the 1990s

Pages: 228
Item #: 4318150
ISBN: 978-1-55798-153-0
List Price: $9.95
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Copyright: 1992
Format: Softcover
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Overview

Psychological disorders are among the nation's major workplace issues, affecting job productivity and health care costs. Work and Well-Being: An Agenda for the 1990s is one of the first volumes to disseminate an action agenda for change in the workplace to reduce many of these negative mental health problems.

Readers will find numerous examples for controlling stress in the workplace. Work and Well-Being: An Agenda for the 1990s also provides thorough analysis on issues pertaining to the measurement of psychological health in the workplace. In addition, this book makes recommendations for new action and occupational health policies.

Table of Contents

Foreword
—Charles D. Spielberger

Preface
—Gwendolyn Puryear Keita and Steven L. Sauter

I. Introductory Remarks

  • Opening Remarks of C. Everett Koop
    —C. Everett Koop
  • Public Enlightenment and Mental Health in the Workplace
    —J. Donald Millar

II. Proposed National Strategies For Prevention of Leading Work-Related Diseases and Injuries: Psychological Disorders

  • Introduction to the NIOSH Proposed National Strategy
    —Steven L. Sauter
  • Prevention of Work-Related Psychological Disorders: A National Strategy Proposed by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
    —Steven L. Sauter, Lawrence R. Murphy, and Joseph J. Hurrell, Jr.

III. Panel Papers and Comments

  • Health Promotion, Education, and Treatment Panel
    —James Campbell Quick, Chairperson
  • Surveillance of Psychological Disorders in the Workplace Panel
    —Stanislav V. Kasl, Chairperson
  • Work Design and Stress Panel
    —Frank J. Landy, Chairperson

IV. Invited Presentations

  • Psychosocial, Occupational, Environmental, and Health Concepts; Research Results; and Applications
    —Lennart Levi
  • "Sharon's Monologue" from The Department
    —Barbara Garson

Conference Participants

Index