Chapter 24. Psychological Issues

  1. Kerry Gardiner BSc, PhD, Dip. Occup. Hyg., FFOH1,2 and
  2. J. Malcolm Harrington CBE, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCP, FFOMI, MFPH, FMedSci3
  1. Anne Spurgeon

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch24

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

How to Cite

Spurgeon, A. (2005) Psychological Issues, in Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition (eds K. Gardiner and J. M. Harrington), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Occupational Health, the Medical School, the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

  2. 2

    International Occupational Health Ltd, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

  3. 3

    Emeritus Professor of Occupational Medicine, the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106214

Online ISBN: 9780470755075

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Keywords:

  • hardiness;
  • attitudes;
  • working hours;
  • psychosocial hazards;
  • challenges

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • What is stress?

  • Coping strategies

  • Work organization

  • Home—work interface

  • The physical environment

  • Effects of stress

  • References

  • Suggested further reading