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At the Interface of Work and Health

Maynor G. González, Christopher P. Niemiec and Geoffrey C. Williams.

in The Oxford Handbook of Work Engagement, Motivation, and Self-Determination Theory

July 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Organizational Psychology; Health Psychology. 7719 words.

A considerable body of research has pointed toward an association between occupational status and health outcomes, such that employees in lower-status occupations experience poorer health...

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Climate and Culture for Health Care Performance

Michael A. West, Anna Topakas and Jeremy F. Dawson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Climate and Culture

June 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Organizational Psychology; Health Psychology. 17993 words.

This chapter describes research into organizational culture and climate in the health care industry, and explores how both climate and culture affect the performance of health care...

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Counseling Performers in Distress

Zella E. Moore.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology

August 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Health Psychology; Organizational Psychology. 13115 words.

Counseling performers in distress is a highly gratifying yet complex professional endeavor that requires the practitioner to be flexible, self-aware, and committed to engaging in...

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Culture/Ethnicity and Performance

Anthony P. Kontos.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology

August 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Health Psychology; Organizational Psychology. 10870 words.

The purpose of the current chapter is to examine the role of culture/ethnicity on performance. After beginning with an overview of culture/ethnicity issues in the United States, the...

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A Developmental Approach to Sport Expertise

Jean Côté and Bruce Abernethy.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology

August 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Health Psychology; Organizational Psychology. 9332 words.

This chapter examines the personal and contextual factors of youth sport that affect sport expertise and developmental outcomes. The developmental model of sport participation (DMSP) is...

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Emotion Regulation and Performance

Marc V. Jones.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology

August 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Health Psychology; Organizational Psychology. 14045 words.

Sport is an ideal environment in which to explore the influence of emotion on performance and the efficacy of strategies to regulate emotions. In performance settings such as sport,...

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Employee Stress and Well-Being

Steve M. Jex, Michael T. Sliter and Ashlie Britton.

in The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Climate and Culture

June 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Organizational Psychology; Health Psychology. 14748 words.

Although much has been written about stress and well-being in the workplace, research and theory in this area have been limited by an almost complete emphasis on individual-level processes....

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Gender, Identity, and Sport

Emily A. Roper.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology

August 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Health Psychology; Organizational Psychology. 12356 words.

This chapter begins with an introduction to the important terms and concepts specific to understanding the body of work in gender and identity in sport. A brief review of women's history in...

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Health and Fiscal and Psychological Well-Being in Retirement

Mo Wang.

in The Oxford Handbook of Work and Aging

March 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Organizational Psychology; Health Psychology. 11297 words.

This chapter reviews research regarding retirees’ health and fiscal and psychological well-being in retirement. The chapter begins with a brief discussion of the meaning of health and...

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Improving Team Communication for Better Health Behavior

Christopher P. Nemeth.

in The Oxford Handbook of Health Communication, Behavior Change, and Treatment Adherence

October 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Health Psychology; Social Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Organizational Psychology. 10400 words.

Health-care activities rely on the acquisition, portrayal, and analysis of diagnostic and therapeutic information as an integral part of patient care. As a service provided by multiple...

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