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August/September 2016 (vol. 13/2)

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Resilience in the workplace

Has the shift in responsibility gone too far?

Summary:

Dr Vaughan Parsons explores whether or not the increased prevalence of workplace health and wellbeing programmes has resulted in healthier, more resilient and productive employees.

We are constantly being told to work smarter, aim higher and strive to be more productive during the working day. These messages reinforce a notion that employers are now expecting greater effort and

Dr Vaughan Parsons is a freelance health writer with a particular interest in workplace mental health and men’s health. He is a registered psychologist (in Australia) and has completed training in health service management and public health. He also manages a national occupational health research trial (the ‘SCIN trial’) and is employed by King’s College London.

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Occupational Health at Work August/September 2016 (vol. 13/2) pp26-29

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