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What helps depressed workers stay at work?

Gabrielle Lis

Workplace interventions, CBT and stretching can all reduce sick leave amongst workers with depression - but other interventions are less successful.

Recently we reported a sobering finding: workplace interventions don’t help workers with psychological injuries return to work. It’s an evidence-based statement, but also a very general one. For the sake of illustration, here’s an analogous claim: children don’t like vegetables. Generally speaking this may well be true, but that doesn’t mean that your child hates carrots, or that potatoes gave you the heebeege...

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