Research Updates

Mismanaging depression

Tom Wells-Quinn

What are the barriers to effective management of depression in the workplace?

Take Home Messages: Depression interferes with optimal employee well-being and function. It can contribute to anything from absenteeism to reduced attention to safety procedures. Some of the main barriers to the effective management of depression include: A failure to effectively recognise and treat depression in the workplace; Stigma attached to depression and potential propagation by management; ...

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