The Clinics of work: An Alternative Vision of Occupational Health

Coordinator of the Research Group on Work and Organizations Clinics. This theoretical paper depicts the clinics of work as a subdisciplinary and interdisciplinary field of the social psychology of work and organizations, interested in analyzing and intervening from a critical-clinical perspective in the subjectivity-work-context relationship, in the context of discomfort, suffering, and pleasure, and in the mental health within this field

Johnny Orejuela; Sigmar Malvezzi; Andrés Vásquez; Ana Magnolia Mendes

2020

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  • Coordinator of the Research Group on Work and Organizations Clinics. This theoretical paper depicts the clinics of work as a subdisciplinary and interdisciplinary field of the social psychology of work and organizations, interested in analyzing and intervening from a critical-clinical perspective in the subjectivity-work-context relationship, in the context of discomfort, suffering, and pleasure, and in the mental health within this field
  • It separates from traditional occupational health, which ignores subjective singularities
  • The subdiscipline of clinics of work develops the determinants of pleasure, discomfort, and suffering at work, standing out in the process as a possible alternative of occupational health, based on research practice and intervention from a critical perspective
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