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Occupational Psychiatry — Concepts, Models, Problems, and Objectives

  • Lennart Levi

Abstract

The principal aim of our new WPA Section of Occupational Psychiatry is to promote interdisciplinary and international collaboration to create new, and exchange and apply existing, knowledge, concerning the influence, for good or bad, of psychosocial as well as physical work conditions and environments on mental and psychosomatic health.

Keywords

Work Stress Occupational Psychiatry Piece Rate Cybernetic System Psychosomatic Health 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lennart Levi
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory for Clinical Stress ResearchWHO Psychosocial CentreStockholmSweden

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