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|Title: ||Returning to work. The role of depression|
|Authors: ||Munir, Fehmidah|
|Issue Date: ||2009|
|Publisher: ||The Mental Health Foundation and Loughborough University|
|Citation: ||MUNIR, F., YARKER, J., HASLAM, C. ... et al., 2009. Returning to work. The role of depression. London: The Mental Health Foundation.|
|Abstract: ||This study was carried out by Loughborough University and funded by the Foundation's grants programme. It examines the role of depression in returning to work after a period of sickness absence across four types of chronic illnesses: depression and anxiety, back pain, heart disease and cancer.
The report shows that almost half (45%) of those with a physical condition experienced mild to moderate depression, but were more worried about telling their employer about their mental health issues than their cancer or heart disease. Despite the fact that depression impacted on their well-being and ability to function at work, most felt unable to tell their line managers about the difficulties they were facing.|
|Description: ||This is a report prepared for the Mental Health Foundation. It is also available at: http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/returning-to-work/|
|Sponsor: ||Mental Health Foundation|
|Publisher Link: ||http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/returning-to-work/|
|Appears in Collections:||Closed Access (Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences)|
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