Research Updates

GP briefing: Depression

Friyana Bhabha

An evidence-based guide for managing depression-related occupational disability

Take Home Messages: Depression-related disability in the workforce is steadily increasing. Managing it can be a difficult task. However recovery can be aided by: Discussing the length of work absence with the employee; Establishing realistic expectations; and Involving the patient in their recovery. Why the research matters:  Mental health disorders are increasingly recognised as major contributors to occup...

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