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Title: Effects of prescribed medication on performance in the working population
Authors: Haslam, Cheryl
Brown, Sue
Hastings, Sarah
Haslam, Roger
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: © Health and Safety Executive
Citation: HASLAM, C.O. ... et al, 2003. Effects of prescribed medication on performance in the working population. HSE research report 057. London : Health and Safety Executive
Series/Report no.: HSE research report;057
Abstract: The prevalence of depression and anxiety has increased sharply in recent years leading to extensive use of medication. But little is known of how the symptoms of anxiety and depression and the medication for these conditions impact on health and safety at work. The aims of the study were therefore to: - examine the relationship between psychological morbidity, prescribed medication, and work performance, in different groups of workers, - investigate the relationship between prescribed medication and self-reported incidence of accidents and ‘near miss’ experiences, - explore the issue of mental health problems among employees from the employer’s perspective, - review the implications for the advice that should be given to workers and employers
Description: This document is also available electronically at: http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrpdf/rr057.pdf
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/2560
ISBN: 0717625958
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