Diamond discovered while down in the dumps about return to work.

Gabrielle Lis

A new UK report finds that RTW depression is widespread, even when physical illness is the reason for work absence. Employers can make a difference.

Well managed return to work promotes recovery from both physical and psychological illness. However, a recent Loughborough University report suggests that depression is rife among employees recently returned to the workplace following long-term sickness absence, regardless of what type of illness initially caused their time off work. The study, which focused on four large organisations, found that 75% of employees returning to work after a...

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Published 10 March, 2009 | Updated 17 March, 2009