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The business of depression

Tom Wells-Quinn

There is a good business case for educating your workforce about depression

Take Home Messages: Many people still view depression as a personal weakness rather than a treatable medical illness. Depression interventions should focus on removing the stigma attached to mental illness. Improving the recognition of depression through education, training and health promotion will improve outcomes in depression and reduce its impact on organisations. Examples of education include lunch time seminars on ‘feeling down&rsq...

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