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Document ID (ISN)107968
CIS number 08-499
ISBN(s) 978-2-89631-163-7
Year 2007
Convention or series no. Etudes et Recherches R-514
Author(s) Brun J.P., Biron C., Ivers H.
Title Strategic approach to the prevention of occupational mental health problems
Original title Démarche stratégique de prévention des problèmes de santé mentale au travail [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail du Québec (IRSST), 505 boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal (Quebec) H3A 3C2, Canada, 2007. viii, 65p. Illus. 72 ref. Price: CAD 8.48. Downloadable version (PDF format) free of charge.
Internet access http://www.irsst.qc.ca/files/documents/PubIRSST/R-514.pdf [in French]
Abstract The growing number of injuries related to stress, burnout or other psychological factors result from the rapid increase in occupational mental health problems in the last few years. However, most organizations lack a strategic risk prevention tool to address this important issue. This report presents the results of a research project involving the evaluation of organizational interventions for the prevention of work-related stress, for the purpose of developing a diagnostic tool for use by enterprises. Data were collected by means of questionnaires, interviews and observations in three organizations: an educational institution, a hospital and a forestry enterprise.
Descriptors (primary) Quebec; psychology of work organization; risk factors; stress factors; mental health
Descriptors (secondary) forestry; Canada; report; hospitals; injuries; questionnaire survey; educational institutions; depressive neurosis
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental health
Psychology of work organization
Psychological factors
Mental stress and burnout