Dr. Michael Sullivan is currently Professor of Psychology, Medicine and Neurology at McGill University. He currently holds a Canada Research Chair in Behavioral Health. Over the past 25 years, he has worked as an educator, consultant, clinician, and training director. He has served as a consultant to numerous health and safety organizations, insurance groups as well as social policy and research institutes. In 2011, he received the Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology as a Profession by Canadian Psychological Association (2011). He is best known for his research on psychosocial risk factors for pain-related disability, and for the development of risk-targeted interventions designed to foster occupational re-engagement following injury. Dr. Sullivan has published over 200 scientific papers, 22 chapters, and 5 books.
Perceived injustice has emerged as a powerful predictor of prolonged work-disability associated with a wide range of debilitating health and mental health conditions. High levels of perceived injustice have also been shown to contribute to delayed recovery of the mental consequences of injury such as depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Over the past decade, our […]