Mental Health and Productivity in the Workplace: A Handbook for Organizations and Clinicians
November 2002, Jossey-Bass
Foreword (Marcia Kraft Goin).
PART ONE: THE WORKPLACE AND MENTAL HEALTH.
1. Workplace Mental Health Quality: Effective Recognition, Management, Evaluation, Treatment, and Benefits (Jeffrey P. Kahn).
2. Mental Health Care Providers and Delivery Systems (Alan M. Langlieb, Anne M. Stoline, Steven S. Sharfstein).
3. Cost-Effectiveness, Cost Containment, and Worker Productivity (Alan M. Langlieb, Benjamin G. Druss, Robert Rosenheck).
4. Mental Health Ethics and Confidentiality in the Organization (Robert C. Larsen).
5. Psychiatry, Productivity, and Health: A Brief History of Psychiatry in the Workplace (Len Sperry, Alan A. McLean).
PART TWO: COMMON OCCUPATIONAL CONCERNS.
6. Executive Development: Assessment, Coaching, and Treatment (Jeffrey P. Kahn, Len Sperry).
7. Executive Distress and Organizational Consequences (Jeffrey P. Kahn, Mark P. Unterberg).
8. Job Loss and Employment Uncertainty (Nick Kates, Barrie Sanford Greiff, Duane Q. Hagen).
9. Sending Employees and Families Overseas: Mental Health in the Workplace Abroad (Thomas H. Valk).
10. Office Politics: The Good the Bad, and the Ugly (Roy H. Lubit, Robert P. Gordon).
PART THREE: COMMON ORGANIZATIONAL ISSUES.
11. How Leadership and Organizational Structure Can Create a Winning Corporate Culture (Howard E. Book).
12. A Comprehensive Overview of Organizational Change (Gerald A. Kraines).
13. Organizational Consequences of Family Problems (David E. Morrison, David A. Deacon).
14. Psychiatric Causes of Workplace Problems (Steven E. Pflanz, Stephen H. Heidel).
15. Emotional Crises in the Workplace (Stephen H. Heidel).
16. Violence in the Workplace (Ronald Schouten).
17. Psychiatric Fitness-for-Duty Examinations (Robert C. Larsen).
18. Disability and Workers' Compensation (Brian L. Grant, David B. Robbins).
19. Workplace Forensic Psychiatry: The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act (Sara Eddy, Ronald Schouten).
20. Organizational Ethics in the Company: Beyond Personal, Professional, and Business Ethics (Len Sperry).
PART FOUR: COMMON EMPLOYEE PROBLEMS.
21. Anxiety and Stress (Dan J. Stein, Eric Hollander).
22. Depression and Burnout (Philip M. Liu, David A. Van Liew).
23. Personality: Personalities, Personal Style, and Trouble Getting Along (Mark P. Unterberg).
24. Drugs: Abuse and Dependence (Avram H. Mack, Jeffrey S. Rosecan, Richard J. Frances).
25. Alcohol: Abuse and Dependence (Carlotta Lief Schuster).
26. Psychosis: Peculiar Behaviors and Inflexible Bizarre Beliefs (Corinne Cather, Kim T. Mueser, Donald C. Goff).
27. Emotion and Illness: The Psychosomatic Interface (Brian L. Grant).
About the Editors.
About the Contributors.
Alan M. Langlieb, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., has broad experience in increasing public awareness of mental health issues, especially in business and through the media. He is an assistant professor of psychiatry at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland.
"This is a book worth reading." (The Occupational Psychologist, August 2003)
"Two doctors have taken a close look at the sometimes slippery landscape of office personalities..." (Sun-Times (Chicago, IL), November 3, 2003)"This important book is a must for top management, human resources practitioners and corporate mental health professionals. It shows the way to a comprehensive mental health strategy and that strategy's relationship to company performance. It also provides guidance for deciding how mental health benefits fit into overall benefits planning." Robert S. Nadel, president, Human Resources Association of New York
"Mental Health and Productivity in the Workplace is an outstanding work for business and mental health professionals. It provides a comprehensive psychiatric perspective on the emotional and organizational issues that are so important for today's effective management and organizational success." Marcia K. Goin, M.D., Ph.D., clinical professor of psychiatry, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, and president elect, American Psychiatric Association
"This comprehensive book will serve as a valuable guide for managers, human resource professionals, and employee assistance professionals. With up-to-date resources such as this, these professionals managers, HRPs, and EAPs will be able to view productivity as a business measure as well as identify areas in the organization in need of increased support." Jody Dean, Ph.D., CEAP, director, employee health services, Hughes Electronics
"The velocity of change in the workplace continues to accelerate. Having the practical knowledge and an understanding of the resources available to cope with the personal stresses exacerbated by such change is essential to organizational effectiveness. This book provides both." Mark Anders, president and CEO, BankAnnapolis
"This book will be very helpful for business leaders, health care managers, and mental health professionals trying to understand mental health care approaches to behavioral and psychological problems in the workplace. The writing is clear and the tone is dispassionate." J. Raymond DePaulo, Jr., Henry Phipps Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine