Chapter 5. Individual Differences, Work Stress and Health

  1. Marc J. Schabracq Organisational Consultant2,
  2. Jacques A.M. Winnubst Professor of Medical Psychology3 and
  3. Cary L. Cooper Professor of Organisational Psychology and Health and Deputy Vice Dean4
  1. Norbert K. Semmer

Published Online: 28 DEC 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0470013400.ch5

The Handbook of Work and Health Psychology, Second Edition

The Handbook of Work and Health Psychology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Semmer, N. K. (2002) Individual Differences, Work Stress and Health, in The Handbook of Work and Health Psychology, Second Edition (eds M. J. Schabracq, J. A.M. Winnubst and C. L. Cooper), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470013400.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Work and Organisational Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Roeterstraat15, 1018 WB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  2. 3

    University of Utrecht, Stratenum, P.O. Box 80.036, 3508 TA, Utrecht, The Netherlands

  3. 4

    Manchester School of Management, UMIST, P.O. Box 88, Manchester, M60 1QD, UK

Author Information

  1. Universität Bern, Institut für Psychologie, Unitobler Muesmattstrasse 45, CH-3000 Bern 9, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 DEC 2004
  2. Published Print: 27 SEP 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471892762

Online ISBN: 9780470013403

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Keywords:

  • self-identities;
  • job satisfaction;
  • balanced commitment versus resentful adaptation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What Makes Stressors Stressful? The Role of Goals and Aspirations in the Stress Process

  • Vulnerable versus Resilient Persons

  • Response Tendencies and Coping

  • Final Comments

  • References