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Targeting certain behaviours can improve health in high-risk occupations Work & performance

Targeting certain behaviours can improve health in high-risk occupations

September 14 2016

By - The Australian Psychological Society

In high-risk occupations, leaders can protect the health of their staff by promoting certain behaviours like getting enough sleep, dealing with grief or talking up about stress.

Witnessing trauma at work takes an emotional toll Health

Witnessing trauma at work takes an emotional toll

September 13 2016

By - The Australian Psychological Society

Many professions - paramedics, police, firefighters - involve helping people in traumatic circumstances but witnessing trauma has its own effects that can haunt people for life.

Meet the Australian swim team sports psychologist Work & performance

Meet the Australian swim team sports psychologist

August 10 2016

By - The Australian Psychological Society

Helping swimmers struggling with anxiety or poor performance, building team dynamics and minimising distractions in the athletes’ village are all in a day's work for sports psychologist Georgia Ridler at the Olympics.

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