Author Interviews, Occupational Health, Social Issues / 02.01.2019 Interview with: Christiane Spitzmueller, Ph.D. Professor, Psychology Industrial Organizational Psychology University of Houston What is the background for this study?   Response: We generally conduct research on how parents' work experiences affect the health and well-being of family systems. Many families struggle to successfully reconcile work and family demands, and we were wondering what specific work experiences were most likely to relate to negative outcomes for children. We also wanted to know how the impact of parents' stressful work experiences' with the happiness and health of their children could be addressed. Hence the study! (more…)