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HELP OR HINDRANCE?: Stress and the Emergency Service Organization

CHERYL REGEHR and TED BOBER

in In the Line of Fire: Trauma in the Emergency Services

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165029
eISBN:
9780199864089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165029.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

All workplace traumas are experienced within the context of organizational culture and climate. Recent advances in workplace health research found that psychosocial factors in the workplace have a ... More


ARE YOU COMING HOME TONIGHT?: The Impact of Emergency Service Work on Families

CHERYL REGEHR and TED BOBER

in In the Line of Fire: Trauma in the Emergency Services

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165029
eISBN:
9780199864089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165029.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Families of responders are also significantly affected by their loved one’s choice of work. Daily stressors include coping with shift work, and long and unpredictable hours that can interfere with ... More


Sleep and shift-work

J. Axelsson, G. Kecklund, and M. Sallinen

in Sleep, Health and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199566594
eISBN:
9780191595066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566594.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The rapid development of the modern society has resulted in a growing population of workers that have to work around the clock. However, working at other times (which is what a shift-worker does) ... More


Sleepiness, alertness, and performance

T. Åkerstedt

in Sleep, Health and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199566594
eISBN:
9780191595066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566594.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Sleepiness is subjective, physiological, and behavioural. This may lead to a certain amount of confusion in discussions of prevalence, mechanism, and societal implications. It has a considerable ... More


Work and Sleep: Research Insights for the Workplace

Julian Barling, Christopher M. Barnes, Erica Carleton, and David T. Wagner (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190217662
eISBN:
9780190600822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217662.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Research over the past decade has begun to show the many ways in which work affects sleep, and sleep affects work; this book brings all these research findings together in a state-of-the-art review. ... More


Mobile Workers in a Hospital: Challenges for Microcoordination and BYOD

Keri K. Stephens

in Negotiating Control: Organizations and Mobile Communication

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190625504
eISBN:
9780190882327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190625504.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Hospitals are busy places, and healthcare professionals are literally always on the move. These mobile workers have challenging communication needs because they shift from being with patients and ... More


Sleep and shift work

John Axelsson, Mikael Sallinen, Tina Sundelin, and Göran Kecklund

in Sleep, Health, and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198778240
eISBN:
9780191823756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778240.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

The rapid development of modern society has resulted in a growing population of workers that have to work around the clock. However, working at different times comes at a cost. Night work is related ... More


Work and Sleep: Looking Back, and Moving Forward

Julian Barling, Christopher M. Barnes, Erica L. Carleton, and David T. Wagner

in Work and Sleep: Research Insights for the Workplace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190217662
eISBN:
9780190600822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217662.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The intersection of work and sleep emerged as an issue in the late 1880’s. With the discovery of the light bulb, work at night became possible, and people’s lives changed forever. Before long, people ... More


Shift Work and Work Performance

Philip Cheng and Christopher Drake

in Work and Sleep: Research Insights for the Workplace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190217662
eISBN:
9780190600822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217662.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

As the demand for 24-hour consumer service grows, so is the number of individuals engaging in shift work. However, due to a number of sleep and circadian factors, shift workers often experience ... More


Production and Costs

Anwar Shaikh

in Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crises

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199390632
eISBN:
9780199390663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390632.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter concerns itself with the structure of social production. The first part contrasts the classical emphasis on the importance of the time of production and on the active role of labor in ... More


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