Conference Abstracts--Thursday, March 11, 1999: 3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Stress in Health Care Occupations"
Secondary Traumatic Stress Among Australian Mental Health Case Managers - Robert King, PhD, The University of Queensland, Australia
Stressors in a Changing Health Care Environment: Research Insights - Stacey K. Moran, PhD, The St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company, Ocean Springs, MS
Home Care Workers as Specialists or Generalists - Quality in Work and Care - Wanja Astvik, Department for Work and Health, Swedish National Institute of Working Life, Solna, Sweden
"Worker Power, Health, and Accommodation in a Global Economy"
Worker Power, Health, and Accommodation in a Global Economy - Overall Symposium Abstract - Chair: Pamela Gibson, PhD, School of Psychology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
Workplace Power and the Production of Occupational Disease - Michael B. Lax, MD, MPH
Improving Workplace Access and Accommodation for Chemically Sensitive Employees - Mary D. Lamielle, National Center for Environmental Health Strategies, Voorhees, NJ
Failing To Accommodate Sensitive Populations: Individual and Cultural Consequences - Pamela Gibson, PhD, School of Psychology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
"Occupational Health Psychology: A European Perspective"
The Nature and Definition of Occupational Health Psychology in Europe - Tom Cox, PhD, Institute for Work, Health, and Organizations, University of Nottingham Business School, Nottingham, UK
National Policies, Research, and Practice: UK and Germany - Colin Mackay, PhD, Health and Safety Executive, UK; and Peter Ullsperger, MD, DSc, The Federal Institute for Occupational Health, Berlin, Germany
The Role of Universities in Research and Education: UK and Sweden - Amanda Griffiths, PhD, Institute for Work, Health, and Organizations, University of Nottingham Business School, Nottingham, UK; Curt Johansson, PhD, and Clemens Weikert, PhD, Department of Psychology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden; and Sten-Olof Brenner, PhD, Kristianstad University, Kristianstad, Sweden
Policy, Research, and Practice: The Scandinavian Perspective - Dr. Einar Baldursson, MSc, Department of Psychology, University of Aalborg, Denmark; and John Gravesgard, PhD, Danish Working Environment Services, Aarhus, Denmark
Promoting Occupational Health Psychology in Europe: Recent Developments - Tom Cox, PhD, Institute for Work, Health, and Organizations, University of Nottingham Business School, Nottingham, UK
"Psychosocial and Ergonomic Stressors at Work"
CWA New Jersey State Workers' Visual Display Terminal Study - David LeGrande, MA, Communications Workers of America, Washington, DC
Opportunity or Obfuscation? Building Common Ground on Repetitive Strain Injuries - Michael Polanyi, MA, Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Canada
Occupational Stress as a Predictor of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disability - Michael Feuerstein, PhD, Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Uniform Services University of the Health Sciences, Georgetown University Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
"Policy and Research Perspectives on Family Supportive Workplaces"
Policy and Research Perspectives on Family Supportive Workplaces - Overall Symposium Abstract - Chair: June M. Fisher, MD, University of California, San Francisco, CA
"Review of Psychometric Performance of Job Content Questionnaire (JCQ) Scales in an Internationally Comparative Perspective"
How To Compare the Job Content Questionnaire (JCQ) With Related Scales - Towards a Standardized Format? - Per-Olof Ostergren, MD, PhD, Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
Measurement of Psychological Job Demands in the National Danish Psychosocial Study - Tage S. Kristensen, DrMedSc, MS, National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
Validity of Scales for Measurement of Four Core Dimension of the Psychosocial Work Environment in 10 Danish Studies - Vilhelm Borg, MPsych, National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark