Introducción a la psicología de la salud ocupacional positive

Translated title of the contribution: Positive occupational health psychology: An introduction

Arnold B. Bakker, Alfredo Rodríguez-Muñoz

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Abstract

This article introduces the monographic section on Positive Occupational Health Psychology (POHP), presenting eight theoretical and empirical papers about diverse topics. Traditionally, research on occupational health has mainly been focused on causes of diseases and on identifying and preventing work factors related to worker's impaired health. However, this biased view may not provide a complete understanding of the mechanisms that lead to employee well-being and performance. We discuss the differences of POHP with similar constructs, and review reasons for its importance in the development of this field. Overall, the studies included in the monographic section show the usefulness of focusing on positive constructs, and present ideas and questions that we hope may help to further our progress in the field of POHP.

Translated title of the contributionPositive occupational health psychology: An introduction
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)62-65
Number of pages4
JournalPsicothema
Volume24
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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