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Psychosocial Health, Work and Language : International Perspectives Towards Their Categorizations at Work.

Cassilde, St├ęphanie. (Author). Gilson, Adeline. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9783319505459
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (212 pages)
  • Publisher: Cham : Springer, 2017.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Intro -- Acknowledgements -- About the Book -- Contents -- About the Editors -- Introduction -- A Constructivist, Linguistic, Comprehensive and International Approach of the Categorizations of Psychosocial Health at Work -- The Evolution of Psychosocial Health at Work Categorization -- A Constructivist Approach to Articulate Various Approaches -- The Central Place of Language in the Analysis -- A Multidisciplinary and Comprehensive Approach -- An International Perspective -- References -- Part I From Official to Unofficial Categorizations: Which Structure Between Similarities and Differences? -- 1 Language Issues in Standard Questionnaires for Assessing Psychosocial Working Conditions: The Case of the JCQ and the ERIQ -- 1.1 Background: The JCQ and the ERIQ -- 1.2 Language Issues of Some JCQ and ERIQ Items -- 1.2.1 Internal Language Issues of Some JCQ Items -- 1.2.1.1 Psychological Job Demands -- 1.2.1.2 Skill Discretion -- 1.2.2 Internal Language Issues of Some ERIQ Items -- 1.2.2.1 Reward -- 1.2.2.2 ERIQ Response Set -- 1.2.3 External Language Issues: Language and Different Cultures -- 1.2.4 External Language Issues: Language and Different Time Points -- 1.3 Conclusion -- References -- 2 The Linguistics of Work Values: Comparative Analysis -- 2.1 Methodology -- 2.1.1 Description of the Three Stages of the Data Collection and Analysis -- 2.1.2 Psycholinguistic Survey: Functioning of Idioms About Work in the Chechen Language -- 2.2 Work Motivation as a Basis of Work Values -- 2.3 Classification of Idioms: The Analysis of the Taxa Reflecting Space-Time, Quantitative and Qualitative Categories/Social Categories -- 2.4 Taxa, Reflecting Space-Time, Quantitative and Qualitative Categories/ Social Categories -- 2.5 The Taxon "Growth in Career" -- 2.6 The Taxon "To Work Hard, Much" -- 2.7 Idioms with Somatic Lexicon -- 2.8 Conclusion -- References.
3 Psychosocial Risks at Work: A Performative Speech Act -- 3.1 The Emergence of a Vague Notion: Psr -- 3.2 A Performative Speech Act -- 3.3 Contrasting Representations of Mental Health at Work -- 3.4 Conclusion -- References -- 4 How French Bus Drivers, Managers and Unions Talk About Incivility and Physical and Verbal Assaults at Work -- 4.1 Occupational Health and Urban Transport: The French Context -- 4.1.1 Delay in Taking Psycho-social Risks into Account -- 4.1.2 In this Context, What Obligations Do Employers Have? -- 4.1.3 Incivility, and Verbal and Physical Aggression: What Are the Definitions? -- 4.1.4 Some Sectors More Affected than Others: The Case of Urban Transport -- 4.1.5 Many Things Are Negotiated at Company Level -- 4.1.6 Methodology -- 4.2 Assaults and Incivilities: A Vague, Unstable Terminology that Poses Problems -- 4.2.1 Many Different Perceptions in the Same Firm -- 4.2.2 Violence Hierarchized and Made Commonplace -- 4.2.3 Differences in Attitude and the Absence of Discussion Affect Work Organisation and Group Loyalty -- 4.3 Conclusion -- References -- 5 Alternative Classifications of Psychosocial Health at Work: Gifted People at Work -- 5.1 What Is Giftedness? -- 5.2 Why Is Special Attention for Gifted People at Work Necessary Regarding Their Psychosocial Health? -- 5.3 Classifications to Shed Light on Gifted People at Work -- 5.3.1 Making Choices -- 5.3.2 Communication with Co-workers -- 5.3.3 Communication with Supervisors -- 5.3.4 Psychosocial Problems -- 5.3.4.1 AD(H)D -- 5.3.4.2 Bore-out -- 5.3.4.3 Burnout -- 5.3.4.4 Depression -- 5.3.5 How to Tell About Giftedness? -- 5.4 Classifications and Practical Suggestions Using Insights from Positive Psychology -- 5.5 Conclusion -- References -- Part II Subjective Narratives as a Motivation to Act.
6 Appropriation and Acculturation in the French Debate on Mental Health at Work of Anglo-Saxon Clinical Categories (Stress, Burnout and Mobbing) -- 6.1 The Belated But Dazzling Success of Stress -- 6.2 The Burnout Syndrome, Initially Limited to Care Professions -- 6.3 Mobbing, Bullying and Moral Harassment -- 6.4 Conclusion -- References -- 7 Talking About Job Burnout in Germany: The Disappearance and Reemergence of Conflicts in Subjective Narrations -- 7.1 Introduction: Burnout - A Controversial Concept -- 7.2 Issue and Method -- 7.3 Subjective Narrations About Job Burnout -- 7.3.1 Maria: "You Kind of Feel Unkaputtbar" -- 7.3.2 Angela: "I Can't Do More Than Work" -- 7.3.3 Comparison: Burnout as a Critical Turning Point -- 7.4 Conclusion: The End of Conflict? -- References -- 8 Unequal in Sickness: Construction and Uses of the Differential of Legitimacy and Social Acceptability of Diagnostic Labels -- 8.1 Framework and Method -- 8.2 Origins of Mental Disorder: Between Intrapsychic Tensions and Workplace Tensions -- 8.3 The Burnout Diagnostic Label Preferred Over That of Depression -- 8.4 Between Being Victims of an Excessively Demanding Job and Guilty of Not Keeping Up with Life's Ordinary Challenges -- 8.5 Conclusion -- References -- 9 Self-Categorization of Frontline Work Conditions in Belgian Temporary Work Agencies: The "Cooking" Metaphor -- 9.1 The Belgian Context of Temporary Work Agencies (TWA) -- 9.2 Analysis TWA Frontline Workers' Discourse Through Their Metaphors -- 9.3 Categorization of Psychosocial Health at Work Through the Cooking Metaphor -- 9.3.1 The "Cooking Metaphor" -- 9.3.2 Dealing with Contradictory Relationships with Customers -- 9.3.3 A Coping Mechanism -- 9.3.4 A Way to Classify Social Actors -- 9.4 Conclusion -- References -- 10 Suicides in Worker Accident Insurance: Riskization and Medicalization of Suicide in Japan.
10.1 Introduction: Suicide as a Social Event -- 10.2 Worker Accident Insurance and Psychiatric Knowledge -- 10.2.1 Work as a Proximate Cause of Suicide -- 10.2.2 Verifying Work as the Proximate Cause of Suicide -- 10.3 The Riskization of Suicide in the Worker Accident Insurance System -- 10.3.1 Before the Riskization of Suicide: Non Compos Mentis Suicide -- 10.3.2 The Riskization of Suicide: Suicide as a Result of Mental Disorder -- 10.4 Statistical Assessment of Suicide Risk and "Diagnosing" the Dead -- 10.4.1 Statistical Assessment of Suicide and Its Effect on Insurance -- 10.4.2 Diagnosing the Dead -- 10.5 The Effect of Medicalization of Suicide on Bereaved Families -- 10.5.1 Vocabularies for Bringing Order to the Confusion Following a Suicide -- 10.5.2 Reproduction of Medicalization of Suicide and the "Medical Grounds" Strategy -- 10.6 Externalizing the Responsibility for Suicide -- 10.6.1 Responsibility of the Company and Self-Condemnation of Families -- 10.6.2 Suicide as Risk and Cost -- 10.7 Conclusion -- References -- 11 The Language of Psychosocial Risks at Work in Argentina. The Case of a Multinational Company -- 11.1 The Context: The Evolution of the Argentine Production System and Labour Market -- 11.2 The Factory: A Multinational Company Based in Argentina -- 11.3 Ways to Address Work-Related Psycho-social Risk Factors -- 11.3.1 Work Intensity and Work Time -- 11.3.2 Emotional Demands: Relationship with Customers, Contact with Suffering, Need to Put on a Front, Fear -- 11.3.3 Autonomy at Work -- 11.3.4 Social Relations in the Workplace -- 11.3.5 Value Conflicts -- 11.3.6 Labour Insecurity -- 11.4 Work-Related PSR Factors in a Multinational Company Based in Argentina -- 11.4.1 Work Intensity and Work Time -- 11.4.2 Emotional Demands -- 11.4.3 Autonomy at Work -- 11.4.4 Social Relations in the Workplace -- 11.4.5 Value Conflicts.
11.4.6 Labour Insecurity -- 11.5 Conclusion -- References -- Conclusion -- Essay: Psychosocial Health at Work Categorizations as a Bridge Between Ergonomic and Medical Approaches -- The Importance of Work Values -- The Performative Power of Categorizations -- Who or What Is Mainly Responsible for Psychosocial Health at Work? -- References.
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Subject: Applied psychology.
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