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The relationship between gender segregation in the workplace and long-term sickness absence in Sweden
TLDR
The present study suggests that the gender composition in the workplace has an impact on the risk of LSA, especially among women, and lends no support for Kanter’s theory on the effects of being a token. Expand
Long-term sickness absence and social exclusion
  • Anna Bryngelson
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Scandinavian journal of public health
  • 2 September 2009
TLDR
The present study suggests that long-term sickness absence increases the risk of adverse economic and social conditions among individuals, and women seem more likely to have no cash margins combined with being single/unmarried and having no close friends after long- term sickness absence. Expand
All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality after Long-Term Sickness Absence for Psychiatric Disorders: A Prospective Cohort Study
TLDR
Long-term sickness absence for psychiatric disorders predicted premature mortality from all-causes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and suicide during the period 1990–2007. Expand
Self-reported treatment, workplace-oriented rehabilitation, change of occupation and subsequent sickness absence and disability pension among employees long-term sick-listed for psychiatric
TLDR
A pattern of poorer outcome of drug treatment and physiotherapy compared with other treatments (psychotherapy, workplace-oriented rehabilitation and complementary or alternative medicine) in terms of increased odds of sickness absence and disability pension is found. Expand
Reduction in Personnel and Long-Term Sickness Absence for Psychiatric Disorders Among Employees in Swedish County Councils: An Ecological Population-Based Study
TLDR
The findings suggest that downsizing may be related to subsequent increases in psychiatric sickness absence, and the association appeared after a time-delay of several years. Expand
Change and Resilience in Welfare State Policy. The Politics of Sickness Insurance in Norway and Sweden
This article compares the processes of reforming sickness insurance in Norway and Sweden. Despite the many similarities between the Norwegian and Swedish welfare states, they have taken differentExpand
Long-term sickness absence for psychiatric disorder : the association with staff downsizing, treatment, workplace-oriented rehabilitation, and subsequent cause-specific inpatient care and mortality
TLDR
The overall objective of this thesis was to contribute to the knowledge of longterm sickness absence for psychiatric disorders, focusing on the associations with staff downsizing, treatment, workplace-oriented rehabilitation, and also subsequent inpatient care and mortality. Expand