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Houtman ILD; Kompier MAJ; Stenberg C; Holder J; Tallur K; Lasser J; Kahn JP; Beaton RD; Braverman M; Freudenberger HJ; Heaney CA; Haratani T
Encyclopaedia of occupational health and safety: the body, health care, management and policy, tools and approaches, fourth edition. JM Stellman ed. Geneva, Switzerland: International Labour Office, 1998 Nov; 1:5.1-5.20
This chapter provides an overview of major types of mental health disorder that can be associated with work-mood and affective disorders (e.g., dissatisfaction), burnout, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), psychoses, cognitive disorders and substance abuse. The clinical picture, available assessment techniques, aetiological agents and factors, and specific prevention and management measures will be provided The relationship with work, occupation or branch of industry will be illustrated and discussed where possible.
Mental-health; Workers; Worker-health; Occupational-health; Injury-prevention; Work-environment; Health-hazards; Mortality-rates; Mortality-data; Psychological-disorders; Psychological-effects; Psychological-factors; Psychological-reactions; Psychological-stress
Encyclopaedia of occupational health and safety: the body, health care, management and policy, tools and approaches, fourth edition
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