Health and disability costs of depressive illness in a major U.S. corporation.

  title={Health and disability costs of depressive illness in a major U.S. corporation.},
  author={B. Druss and R. Rosenheck and W. Sledge},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={157 8},
OBJECTIVE Employers are playing an increasingly influential role in determining the scope and character of health coverage in the United States. This study compares the health and disability costs of depressive illness with those of four other chronic conditions among employees of a large U.S. corporation. METHOD Data from the health and employee files of 15,153 employees of a major U.S. corporation who filed health claims in 1995 were examined. Analyses compared the mental health costs… Expand
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