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Handbook of Mental Health in the Workplace

Edited by:
  • Jay C. Thomas - Pacific University, USA
  • Michel Hersen - School of Professional Psychology, Pacific University, USA, Pacific University, USA


July 2012 | 584 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Clinicians are growing more aware of the extent of mental health concerns in today's workforce. Organizations now need to contend with issues related to disruptive psychopathological behaviour. The Handbook of Mental Health in the Workplace is a timely reference tool to assist researchers and academics in the fields of occupational psychology and human resource management. It includes papers from expert contributors that provide the latest research and up-to-date developments in this area. This Handbook stimulates new perspectives on established theories and generates practical, yet rigorous, solutions to new problems.
 
Preface
 
Part I: GENERAL ISSUES
Jay C. Thomas; Jeffrey Hite
1. Mental Health in the Workplace: Toward an Integration of Organizational & Clinical Theory, Research, & Practice
H. John Bernardin & Barbara A. Lee
2. Mental Health & Disabilities, the Employer, & the Law
 
Part II: WORKING CONDITIONS, LIFE STRESSORS, & MENTAL HEALTH
Valerie J. Sutherland & Cary L. Cooper
3. Models of Job Stress
Carlla S. Smith, Lorne M. Sulsky, & Krista L. Uggeslav
4. Effects of Job Stress on Mental & Physical Health
Leslie B. Hammer, Cari L. Colton, Suzanne Caubet, & Krista J. Brockwood
5. The Unbalanced Life: Work & Family Conflict
Terry A. Beehr & Michael P. O'Driscoll
6. Organizationally Targeted Interventions Aimed at Reducing Workplace Stress
 
PART III: EFFECTS OF PSYCHOPATHOLOGY ON WORK
Paula Truax & Tracy McDonald
7. Major Depression
Edward S. Friedman; Andrea Fagiolini; Michael E. Thase
8. Bi-Polar Disorder
Erin L. Scott, David M. Fresco, & Richard G. Heimberg
9. Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Scott F. Coffey, Brian P. Marx, & Deborah A. Roth
10. Social Anxiety Disorder, Specific Phobias, & Panic Disorder
Walter Penk, Charles Drebing, & Russell Schutt
11. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Kim T. Mueser & Deborah R. Becker
12. Schizophrenia
Brian P. O'Connor & Kristin N. Barr
13. Anti-Social Personality Disorder
Brian C. Goff
14. Borderline Personality Disorder
David H. Gleaves & Antonio Cepeda-Benito
15. Eating Disorders
Charles J. Golden
16. Traumatic Brain Injury
Christina S. McCrae, Heith Durrence, & Kenneth L. Lichstein
17. Insomnia
 
PART IV: EFFECTS OF DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR AT WORK
Paul M. Roman & Suzanne C. Baker
18. Alcohol & Drug Problem Management in the Workplace
Lindsay Ham, Melanie Van Dyke, & Debra A. Hope
19. Social Dysfunction in the Workplace
Robert Hogan & John L. McNulty
20. Anger, Hostility, & Violence in the Workplace
Tahira M. Probst & Donna A. Johns
21. Harassment & Discrimination in the Workplace
Gary Johns
22. Absenteeism
John F. Binning & Edward E. Wagner
23. Passive-Aggressive Behavior in the Workplace
 
PART V: ORGANIZATIONAL PRACTICE & MENTAL HEALTH
Daniel J. Svyantek & Linda L. Brown
24. Dysfunctional Behavior in the Workplace & Organizational Design, Climate, & Culture
Steven Cronshaw & Brenda L. Kenyon
25. An Application Model Relating the Essential Functions of a Job to Mental Disabilities
Lois Tetrick & Leah P. Toney
26. Job Accommodations for Mental Health Disabilities
 
Author Index
 
Subject Index

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Jay Clark Thomas

Jay C. Thomas (Ph.D., University of Akron, 1981), is Professor and Program Director of Counseling Psychology in the School of Professional Psychology at Pacific University. His research interests include applied research methodology, psychometrics, job stress and satisfaction, career and life development, and behavioral change. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, American Psychological Society, American Statistical Association, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.  He has authored numerous research papers and book chapters and has edited three previous handbooks, including the "Handbook of... More About Author

Michel Hersen

Michel Hersen (Ph.D., ABPP, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1966) is Professor and Dean of the School of Professional Psychology at Pacific University.  He completed his post-doctoral training at the West Have VA (Yale University School of Medicine Program).  He is Past President of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy.  He has coauthored and co-edited 146 books and has published 225 scientific journal articles.  He is co-editor of several psychological journals, including Behavior Modification, Aggression & Violent Behavior: A Review Journal, Clinical Psychology Review, and Journal of Family Violence.  He is... More About Author

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