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PSYC 7237G Occupational Health Psychology

45 hours; 3 credits

Psychological factors of work-related well-being, safety, and health. Applying psychological research and theory to improving and promoting a healthy work environment regarding physical attributes (human factors) as well as organizational climate and culture. Science and practice of psychology in the promotion and development of workplace health- and safety-related initiatives. Topics include occupational stress and burnout, work schedules and work-family conflict, negative affectivity, bullying and mistreatment, workplace violence, workplace accidents and safety, and post-traumatic stress. Prevention of occupational accidents and injuries; design and improvement of programs that promote worker wellness, effectiveness, and quality of work life.

Prerequisite: Permission of the graduate deputy chairperson.


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