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Document ID (ISN)49091
CIS number 88-350
ISBN(s) 0-88416-484-5
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Wolf S.G, Finestone A.J.
Title Occupational stress - Health and performance at work
Bibliographic information PSG Publishing Company, 545 Great Road, Littleton, MA 01460, USA; John Wright and Sons Ltd, Techno House, Redcliffe Way, Bristol BS1 6NX, United Kingdom, 1986. 255p. Illus. 310 ref. Index. Price: GBP 25.00.
Abstract Contents of this book written for occupational physicians: stress, satisfaction and morale in relation to health and productivity; historical perspective; bodily mechanisms that mediate stress, aetiologic significance of the workplace, the work and the workers, stressful aspects of shift work; contributions of the employee's personality and behaviour to occupational stress; alcohol and other mood changing drugs; problems of ageing and retirement; responsibilities and liabilities of management; the medical department and employees; corporate liability for occupational medicine programmes; prevention and treatment - concept and practice of stress management, control of absenteeism, perspective and preventive strategies, experience with preventive measures.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; neuropsychic stress; mental stress; stress evaluation; stress factors; stress studies
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; USA; drug dependence; shift work; responsibilities of employees; psychology of absenteeism; health services; ageing; medical prevention and treatment; alcoholism
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Alcohol and drug abuse
Mental stress and burnout