Research Updates

Empowering employers to fight depression

Anna Dunn

A short guide to depression busting in the workplace

Take Home Messages: Depression is a common and disabling condition in the community. Many people suffering from depression are employed. As depression gets worse it becomes hard for patients to work and they are often less productive. Traditionally depression has been managed just by a doctor and the patient alone. This has been shown to be relatively ineffective. Instead, new research has shown that there is a broader role for the communi...

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