The role of work in psychological health and well-being: a conceptual, historical, and public policy perspective.

  title={The role of work in psychological health and well-being: a conceptual, historical, and public policy perspective.},
  author={David L. Blustein},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  volume={63 4},
The primary theme of this article, which serves as the introductory contribution of a special section of the American Psychologist, is that work plays a central role in the development, expression, and maintenance of psychological health. The argument underlying this assumption is articulated at the outset of the article in conjunction with a historical review of vocational psychology and industrial/organizational psychology. The article follows with an overview of contemporary vocational… CONTINUE READING

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