Mental health problems as a cause of long-term sick leave in the Norwegian workforce.

@article{Nystuen2001MentalHP,
  title={Mental health problems as a cause of long-term sick leave in the Norwegian workforce.},
  author={P{\aa}l Nystuen and K{\aa}re Birger Hagen and Jeph Herrin},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of public health},
  year={2001},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={175-82}
}
AIMS There has been a growing concern about the proportion and socioeconomic consequences of work incapacity due to mental health problems. The aim of the present study was to describe the incidence and duration of different categories of mental health problems with at least two weeks of compensated absence from work in the general working population in Norway. METHODS Cases were identified from files of the national medical insurance system, covering 90% of all employees, while census data… CONTINUE READING

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