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Psychogenic illness in industry and the role of the occupational health nurse.

Authors
Kuchinski-BB; Colligan-MJ
Source
Occup Health Nursing 1979 Jul; 27(7):7-17
NIOSHTIC No.
00092571
Abstract
The function of the occupational health nurse in dealing with industrial contagious psychogenic illness is discussed. The type of worker who is susceptible to industrial psychogenic illness is discussed, together with contributing factors such as the type of work, workplace atmosphere, management philosophy, and symptoms. The role of the occupational nurse in primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention is described, and guidelines are included to assist in the development of a prevention program. Debriefing recommendations are presented.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; Health-services; Medical-personnel; Sex-factors; Work-operations; Psychological-effects; Production-capacity; Physiological-effects; Medical-screening; Occupational-health-programs; Behavior; Control-measures
CODEN
OHNUAO
Publication Date
19790701
Document Type
Journal Article
Fiscal Year
1979
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Issue of Publication
7
ISSN
0029-7933
Source Name
Occupational Health Nursing
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