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WORK ENVIRONMENTS AND HUMAN HEALTH

This collection of research focuses on how our working environment impacts our health and wellbeing, for better or worse.

 

PUBLISHED WORK

References and Links to Papers

“IT'S LIKE A KICK IN THE TEETH”: THE EMERGENCE OF NOVEL PREDICTORS OF BURNOUT IN FRONTLINE WORKERS DURING COVID-19

Sumner, R. C., & Kinsella, E. L. (2021). “It is like a kick in the teeth”: The emergence of novel predictors of burnout in frontline workers during Covid-19. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 1875. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.645504

HIGH IDEALS: THE MISAPPROPRIATION AND REAPPROPRIATION OF THE HEROIC LABEL IN THE MIDST OF A GLOBAL PANDEMIC

Kinsella, E. L., & Sumner, R. C. (2021). High Ideals: The misappropriation and reappropriation of the heroic label in the midst of a global pandemic. Journal of Medical Ethics.

GRACE UNDER PRESSURE: RESILIENCE, BURNOUT, AND WELLBEING IN FRONTLINE WORKERS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND REPUBLIC OF IRELAND DURING THE SARS-COV-2 PANDEMIC

Sumner, R. C., & Kinsella, E. L. (2020). Grace under pressure: Resilience, burnout, and wellbeing in frontline workers in the UK and Republic of Ireland during the SARS-Cov-2 pandemic. Frontiers in Psychology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.576229

WHO PROVIDES PHYSICAL ACTIVITY SUPPORT IN THE WORKPLACE? IMPLICATIONS FOR PEER LED INTERVENTIONS.

Sarah Edmunds, Matthew Sitch, Ruth Lowry (2020) Who provides physical activity support in the workplace? Implications for peer led interventions. Health Education Journal, 79(2), 195-211. https://doi.org/10.1177/0017896919872230

UNEMPLOYMENT, EMPLOYMENT PRECARITY, AND INFLAMMATION

Rachel C. Sumner, Rachel Bennett, Ann-Marie Creaven, Stephen Gallagher (2020). Unemployment, employment precarity, and inflammation. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 83, p. 303-308 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2019.10.013.,

UNEMPLOYMENT AS A CHRONIC STRESSOR: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF CORTISOL STUDIES

Rachel C. Sumner & Stephen Gallagher (2017) Unemployment as a chronic stressor: A systematic review of cortisol studies, Psychology & Health, 32:3, 289-311, DOI: 10.1080/08870446.2016.1247841

UNEMPLOYMENT IS ASSOCIATED WITH LOWER CORTISOL AWAKENING AND BLUNTED DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE RESPONSES

Stephen Gallagher, Rachel C. Sumner, Orla T. Muldoon, Ann-Marie Creaven, Ailish Hannigan, (2016). Unemployment is associated with lower cortisol awakening and blunted dehydroepiandrosterone responses. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 69, p.41-49, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2016.03.011.

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