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Fact sheet: PSYCHO WHAAT? PSYCHOSOCIAL!

Gabrielle Lis

The most common barriers to RTW are "psychosocial". Getting to know them makes it possible to overcome them.

“Psychosocial” is a word that gets used a lot in the disability management field and, while it can be daunting for the uninitiated, it means exactly what you’d expect – the combination of “psychological” and “social” (or interpersonal) factors that impact on a person’s ability to recover from injury or illness and return to work. Understanding that psychosocial factors play a role in de...

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