14. Work, Stress and Health Behaviors

  1. Jonathan Houdmont3,
  2. Stavroula Leka3 and
  3. Robert R. Sinclair4
  1. Nicola Paynev1,
  2. Gail Kinman2 and
  3. Fiona Jones2

Published Online: 29 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119942849.ch14

Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2

Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2

How to Cite

Paynev, N., Kinman, G. and Jones, F. (2012) Work, Stress and Health Behaviors, in Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2 (eds J. Houdmont, S. Leka and R. R. Sinclair), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119942849.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Institute of Work, Health and Organisations (IWHO), University of Nottingham, UK

  2. 4

    Clemson University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Middlesex University, United Kingdom

  2. 2

    University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119971047

Online ISBN: 9781119942849

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Keywords:

  • work stress and health behaviors;
  • psychological, physical health problems;
  • role conflict, facilitation;
  • coping theory;
  • health behaviors, coping with stress;
  • problem-focused coping, and specific stressors;
  • evidence, work stress–health behavior link;
  • work stress and healthy eating;
  • environments, supporting healthy behavior;
  • policy, facilities, workplace culture, as predictors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Theoretical Approaches

  • Evidence for the Work Stress–Health Behavior Link

  • Implications for Practice

  • Conclusions and Directions for Further Research

  • References