Shades of Gray (5/8): Treatment of Mental Disorders in WWII Documentary (1947)
1957 www.amazon.com Watch the full film: thefilmarchived.blogspot.com Occupational health psychology (OHP), a field that emerged out of two distinct applied disciplines within psychology, health psychology and industrial/organizational psychology, and occupational health, is concerned with the psychosocial characteristics of workplaces that contribute to the development of health-related problems in people who work. The field also speaks to ways to effect workplace changes that benefit worker health without adversely affecting productivity. OHP researchers and practitioners are concerned with a variety of psychosocial work characteristics that may be related to physical and mental health problems. The physical health problems range from accidental injury to cardiovascular disease. The mental health problems include psychological distress, burnout, and depression. OHP researchers and practitioners are also concerned with relation of psychosocial working conditions to health behaviors (eg, smoking and alcohol consumption) and workplace morale (eg, job satisfaction). Examples of psychosocial workplace characteristics that OHP researchers have linked to health outcomes include decision latitude and psychological workload as well as the extent to which supervisors and co-workers are supportive. Another topic of great concern to occupational health psychology is the problem of carryover of deleterious workplace experiences to the worker’s home life. Given its roots occupational …
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On Tuesday, 25th January 2011, I spoke at a meeting in Parliament arranged by the Disability Benefits Consortium as a volunteer for the mental health charity Mind. These videos are a two-part series exploring what was discussed in this meeting and the proposed cuts by the UK government to the benefits system, specifically to do with Disability Living Allowance and Incapacity Benefit for those with mental health conditions. Mental Health and Benefits, Part 1: Cuts to Disability Living Allowance. Part 1 discusses what the proposed cuts to DLA benefits will be and how those cuts may translate to those affected. Mental Health and Benefits, Part 2: The impact of cuts to Disability Living Allowance. Part 2 discusses the impact that the cuts to DLA benefit will have on those with mental health conditions by drawing examples from my own circumstances.