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Leaders’ mental health at work: Empirical, methodological, and policy directions

Available Online http://psycnet.apa.org/record/2016-48455-001
Publication Date July 2017
Author Julian Barling and Anika Cloutier
Source Journal of Occupational Health Psychology
Source Type Journal Article
Summary

This paper focuses on the reasons why the mental health of leaders has been ignored by researchers and policy makers. The paper also reviews the effect of leader emotion on behavior, the emotional toll of leaders, and the interventions aimed toward improving leader mental health. The paper then presents eight potential directions for future research, concluding with a discussion of methodological problems and policy issues.

Keywords Mental health, policy, leaders, emotion, leadership
Reference

Barling, J., & Cloutier, A. (2017). Leaders’ mental health at work: Empirical, methodological, and policy directions. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 22(3), 394-406.

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