4. Understanding Mental Health Treatment-Seeking in High Stress Occupations

  1. Jonathan Houdmont1,
  2. Stavroula Leka1 and
  3. Robert R. Sinclair2
  1. Thomas W. Britt and
  2. Anna C. Mcfadden

Published Online: 29 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119942849.ch4

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

Britt, T. W. and Mcfadden, A. C. (2012) Understanding Mental Health Treatment-Seeking in High Stress Occupations, 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.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

    Clemson University, USA

Author Information

  1. Clemson University, USA

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:

  • mental health, and treatment-seeking;
  • mental health problems;
  • high stress occupations;
  • employees, seeking treatment;
  • decisions, in seeking treatment;
  • individual, organizational determinants;
  • individual determinants of treatment-seeking;
  • resiliency-based traits of independence, self-reliance;
  • employees, refraining from seeking mental health treatment;
  • tripartite models of prevention

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mental Health Problems in High Stress Occupations

  • Do Employees Seek Treatment for Mental Health Problems?

  • Determinants of the Decision to Seek Treatment

  • Implications of Our Model for Organizational Practice

  • Note

  • References