Selected Articles and Chapters on Work and Health

Price, R.H. (2015). Changing Life Trajectories, Employment Challenges and Worker Health in Global Perspective [in J. Vuori, J., R. Blonk, R. & R. H. Price (Eds.), Sustainable Working Lives – Managing Work Transitions and Health throughout the Life Course.  NY: Springer. PDF

Price R. H. and Vinokur A. E. (2014) The JOBS Program: Impact on Job seeker motivation, Reemployment and Mental Health [in] Klehe, U. & van Hooft, E. Handbook on Unemployment. Oxford University Press PDF

Price, R.H. & Burgard, S.A. (2008).  The New Employment Contract and Worker Health in the United States (201-227).  In Robert F. Schoeni, James S. House, George A. Kaplan, & Harold Pollack (Eds.), Making Americans healthier: Social and economic policy as health policy. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. PDF

Price, R.H., Choi, J.N., & Lim, S. (2006).  Beyond the Iron Rice Bowl:  Life stage and family dynamics in unemployed Chinese workers.  In Malcolm Warner & Grace Lee, (Eds.) Unemployment in China. Routledge Curzon. PDF

Vuori, J., Price, R.H., Muranen, P., & Malmberg-Heimonen, I. (2005). Effective group training techniques in job-search training, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 10, 261-275. PDF

Friedland, D. & Price, R.H. (2003). Underemployment: Consequences for the health and well-being of workers.  American Journal of Community Psychology, 32(1&2), 33-45. PDF

Price, R.H. (2004). Understanding and improving the mental health of populations. In J.S. House, F.T. Juster, R.L. Kahn, H. Schuman & E. Singer (Eds.), Telescope on society: Survey research and social science at the University of Michigan and beyond.  Ann Arbor, MI:  The University of Michigan Press. PDF

Choi, J.N., Price, R.H., & Vinokur, A.D.  (2003). Self-efficacy changes in groups:  Effects of diversity, leadership and group climate. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 24(4), 357-372. PDF

Price, R.H., Choi, J., & Vinokur, A.D. (2002).  Links in the chain of adversity following job loss:  How financial strain and loss of personal control lead to depression, impaired functioning and poor health.  Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 7(4), 302-312. PDF

Price, R.H. & Liluo Fang (2002).  Unemployed Chinese workers:  Survivors, the worried young and the discouraged old.International Journal of Human Resource Management. 13(3), 416-430. PDF

Price, R.H., Vinokur, A.D., & Friedland, D.S.  (2002). The job seeker role as resource in achieving reemployment and enhancing mental health new directions.  In A. Maney & J. Ramos (Eds.), Socioeconomic conditions, stress and mental health disorders:  Toward a new synthesis of research and public policy.  Washington, D.C.: NIMH. PDF

Vuori, J., Silvonen, J., Vinokur, A.D., & Price, R. H.  (2002).  The Työhön job search program in Finland:  Benefits for the unemployed with risk of depression or discouragement.  Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 7(1), 5-19. PDF

Vinokur, A.D., Vuori, J., Schul, Y., & Price, R.H.  (2000). Two years after a job loss:  Long-term impact of the JOBS program on reemployment and mental health.  Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 5(7), 32-47. PDF

Price, R.H., Friedland, D.S., Choi, J.N., & Caplan, R.D. (1998).  Job loss and work transitions in a time of global economic change.  In X.B. Arriaga, and S. Oskamp (Eds.), Addressing community problems: Research and intervention (pp. 195-222).  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. PDF

Price, R.H., Friedland, D.S., & Vinokur, A.D. (1998). Job loss: Hard times and eroded identity. In J.H. Harvey (Ed.),Perspectives on loss: A sourcebook (pp. 303-316). Philadelphia, PA: Taylor & Francis. PDF

Caplan, R.D., Vinokur, A.D., Price, R.H. (1997).  From job loss to reemployment: Field experiments in prevention-focused coping.  In G.W. Albee & T.P. Gullotta (Eds.) Primary prevention works. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Issues in childrens and families lives, (pp. 341- 379). PDF

Vinokur, A.D., Price R.H., & Caplan, R.D.  (1996). Hard times and hurtful partners: How financial strain affects depression and relationship satisfaction of unemployed persons and their spouses.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 71(1), 166-179. PDF

Price, R.H., & Vinokur, A.D. (1995). Supporting career transitions in a time of organizational downsizing:  The Michigan JOBS program. In M. London (Ed.), Employees, careers and job creation: Developing growth oriented human resource strategies and programs (pp. 191-209).  San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. PDF

Vinokur, A.D., Price, R.H., Caplan, R.D., van Ryn, M., & Curran, J.  (1995). The JOBS I preventive intervention for unemployed individuals:  Short- and long-term effects on reemployment and mental health. In L.R. Murphy, J.J. Hurrell, S.L. Sauter, & G.P. Keita (Eds.) , Job stress interventions.  (pp. 125-138).  Washington, DC:  American Psychological Association. PDF

Vinokur, A.D., Price, R.H., & Schul, Y.  (1995). Impact of the JOBS intervention on unemployed workers varying in risk for depression.  American Journal of Community Psychology, 23(1), 39-74.  To appear in a special issue of AJCP (1999), A Quarter-Century of community psychology in social and historical context: Readings from the American Journal of Community Psychology. PDF

Price, R. H. (1992). Psychosocial impact of job loss on individuals and families.  Current Directions in Psychological Science, 1(1), 9-11. PDF

Price, R. H., van Ryn, M., & Vinokur, A.  (1992). Impact of a preventive job search intervention on the likelihood of depression among the unemployed. Journal of Health and Social behavior, 33, 158-167. PDF

Vinokur, A. D., van Ryn, M., Gramlich, E. M., & Price, R. H. (1991).  Long-term follow-up and benefit-cost analysis of the Jobs program:  A preventive intervention for the unemployed.  Journal of Applied Psychology, 76(2), 213-219. PDF

Caplan, R. D., Vinokur, A. D., Price, R. H., & van Ryn, M. (1989).  Job seeking, reemployment, and mental health:  A randomized field experiment in coping with job loss.  Journal of Applied Psychology, 74(5), 759-769. PDF