Psychology

This section is geared toward employee engagement, coaching, teamwork, behavioral safety, perceptions, biases, attitudes, fatigue, discipline, motivation, and attention control.

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Blue Monday: Mental health in the workplace

Why should employers be concerned about mental health? At any one time, one in six British workers will be affected by a mental health condition or problems relating to stress. Work-related stress is the biggest occupational health problem in the UK after musculoskeletal disorders.


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When employer and employee expectations conflict…

One of the more difficult situations in which to make an ethical decision is when more than one person is potentially impacted by your action and their expectations of how you should proceed are in conflict.


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Treating anxiety without medication

If you suffer from anxiety, the constant, nagging feelings of worry can be troubling and hard to control. These feelings are usually intense and out of proportion to the actual troubles and dangers in your everyday life. They can make it hard to function at home, at work, or in social situations.


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Appalachian State University professor appointed to the Board Of Directors of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies™

Timothy Ludwig, Ph.D., was appointed to serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies™ (CCBS) during its 2014 Annual Meeting of the Trustees recently held in Atlanta, Georgia.


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New Year’s resolutions for safety pros

This time of year makes the best of us reflective and after doing some soul searching and reflecting I came up with a short list of things I think we as professionals can do to be even more effective:


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What psychology says about materialism and the holidays

Would the holidays be the same without some materialism in the mix? In today’s consumer society, what does it mean to be materialistic, and is that necessarily a bad thing? Psychologists have conducted research that has helped answer those questions and many more.


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11 Holiday Stress Busters (beyond food and exercise)

1. Forget perfection - Stop obsessing over doing it all. 2.Take a whiff of citrus - Researchers studying depression have found that certain citrus fragrances boost feelings of well-being and alleviate stress by upping levels of norepinephrine, a hormone that affects mood.


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A NIOSH Science Blog post:

What works best to prevent stress among healthcare workers?

Changing the organization or educating staff?

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) professionals have to make many decisions on a daily basis. These decisions can involve risk assessment methods, preventive workplace measures, workers’ health surveillance or even rehabilitation or return-to-work practices.


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Bullying at work linked to increased depression risk

Employees who report being bullied on the job are at increased risk of developing depression, reports a study in the December Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).


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Women can't say "no"

Women, more than men, find it difficult to say “No” to excessive workplace requests. Saying “No” without guilt feelings and jeopardizing personal and professional relationships and performance evaluations is not easy to do


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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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