Dedicated to the late Bertil Gardell, a Swedish Social Scientist, this text comprises of 18 essays that shares a common vision - the impact of work on the interconnected processes of stress and disease.

part 1|90 pages

Psychosocial Work Environment and Health

chapter Chapter 1|11 pages

Social Epidemiology and the Work Environment

ByS. Leonard Syme

chapter Chapter 2|16 pages

Social Class and Cardiovascular Disease: The Contribution of Work

ByMichael Marmot, Tores Theorell

chapter Chapter 3|12 pages

A Biopsychosocial Approach to Work Life Issues

ByMarianne Frankenhaeuser

chapter Chapter 4|12 pages

Job Demands and Stress Reactions in Repetitive and Uneventful Monotony at Work

ByGunn Johansson

chapter Chapter 5|16 pages

Learned Helplessness at Work

ByLennart Lennerlöf

part 2|82 pages

Multilevel Perspectives on Work Organization

chapter Chapter 7|10 pages

Dimensions of Control as Related to Work Organization, Stress, and Health

ByGunnar Aronsson

chapter Chapter 8|12 pages

Collective Control: Strategies for Survival in the Workplace

ByJeffrey V. Johnson

chapter Chapter 9|15 pages

Organizational Change and Health at Work

ByGunnela Westlander

chapter Chapter 10|13 pages

Origins of Authority: The Organization of Medical Care in Sweden

ByRolf Å. Gustafsson

part 3|87 pages

Workplace Democratization: Action Research

chapter Chapter 13|15 pages

Democratizing Occupational Health: The Scandinavian Experience of Work Reform

ByBjörn Gustavsen

chapter Chapter 14|16 pages

A Democratic Strategy for Organizational Change

ByLennart Svensson

chapter Chapter 15|21 pages

Action Research on Occupational Stress: Involving Workers as Researchers

ByBarbara A. Israel, Susan J. Schurman, James S. House

part 4|42 pages

Diffusion of the Psychosocial Work Environment Model

chapter Chapter 17|12 pages

Occupational Health, Stress and Work Organization in Australia

ByLeigh Deves, Robert Spillane