Managers' reactions towards employees' disclosure of psychiatric or somatic diagnoses.

@article{Mendel2015ManagersRT,
  title={Managers' reactions towards employees' disclosure of psychiatric or somatic diagnoses.},
  author={Rosmarie T Mendel and Werner Kissling and Tatjana Reichhart and Markus Buehner and Johannes Hamann},
  journal={Epidemiology and psychiatric sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={146-9}
}
AIMS To study whether employees who disclose a psychiatric diagnosis, such as depression risk stigmatisation and discrimination at the workplace. METHODS Randomised experimental study with 748 managers from German companies incorporating four case vignettes displaying an employee with different 'diagnoses' (depression, burnout, private crisis and thyroid dysfunction), but identical unspecific complaints. Main outcome measures were the managers' attitudes and their impact on stigmatisation… CONTINUE READING
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