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Psychological caring climate at work, mental health, well-being, and work-related outcomes: Evidence from a longitudinal study and health insurance data Author links open overlay panel

Psychological climate for caring (PCC) is a psychosocial factor associated with individual work outcomes and employee well-being. Evidence on the impacts of various psychological climates at work is based mostly on self-reported health measures and cross-sectional data. We provide longitudinal evidence on the associations of PCC with subsequent diagnosed depression and anxiety, subjective well-being, and self-reported work outcomes.
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Workers in Mexico Share About Their Experience with SHINE's Well-being Survey

Hear directly from SHINE study participants to understand first-hand
the social impacts our work has on the ground, in workplaces, for real people.
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Study explores whether valuing well-being leads to achieving well-being

Researchers from SHINE and the Human Flourishing Program have published a new paper in Sustainability exploring whether the importance assigned to well-being domains may be associated with actual self-reported well-being in these same domains.
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Better Off Podcast: Is working from home unhealthy?

Working from home has its perksBetter coffee, easy commute, no fluorescent lighting. But, as any home office worker can tell you, there are also downsides: No more office social hours, no more ergonomic chairs, and no more quiet train rides to catch up on your podcasts. In this episode of the Better Off podcast, we’ll ask: Is working from home good or bad for our health?  
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Psychological caring climate at work, mental health, well-being, and work-related outcomes: Evidence from a longitudinal study and health insurance data

Psychological climate for caring (PCC) is a psychosocial factor associated with individual work outcomes and employee well-being. Evidence on the impacts of various psychological climates at work is based mostly on self-reported health measures and cross-sectional data. We provide longitudinal evidence on the associations of PCC with subsequent diagnosed depression and anxiety, subjective well-being, and self-reported work outcomes.
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Hormone receptor activities of complex mixtures of known and suspect chemicals in personal silicone wristband samplers worn in office buildings

Humans are exposed to increasingly complex mixtures of hormone-disrupting chemicals from a variety of sources, yet, traditional research methods only evaluate a small number of chemicals at a time. We aimed to advance novel methods to investigate exposures to complex chemical mixtures
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Data science company Altmetric ranked Stefanos Kales research on pushup capacity and future cardiovascular events as one of the most discussed published articles of 2019

Data science company Altmetric ranked Stefanos Kales research on pushup capacity and future cardiovascular events as one of the most discussed published articles of 2019
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