Posts Tagged ‘mental health’


Workplace bullying and psychological distress after 5 years

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

New longitudinal study documents long-term mental health consequences

Einarsen, S. & Nielsen, M.B. (2014) Workplace bullying as an antecedent of mental health problems: A five-year prospective and representative study. International Archives of Occupational & Environmental Health, May 20, 2014. DOI 10.1007/s00420-014-0944-7

Professor Stale Einarsen, colleagues and students conduct cutting-edge research into workplace bullying at the University of Bergen, Norway. This new study employees a longitudinal design. That is, it follows a group of people over 5 years, longer than the typical 12-24 months follow-up in other longitudinal works. Over time, the researcher has the chance to see an escalation of the bullying and the relative permanence of its effects on bullied individuals.

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MHANYS: Why Healthy Workplace Legislation is a Mental Health Advocacy Issue

Friday, May 18th, 2012

By John Richter, Public Policy Director [Participant in the April 30, 2012 Press Conference]
Mental Health Association in New York State, MHANYS

Advocates of “Healthy Workplace” legislation (in New York State in 2011-12: A4258/S4289) have been promoting a bill that would amend the labor law, in relation to establishing a private cause of action for an abusive work environment.

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