The association of treatment of depressive episodes and work productivity.

  title={The association of treatment of depressive episodes and work productivity.},
  author={Carolyn S Dewa and Angus H. Thompson and Phillip R. Jacobs},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  volume={56 12},
OBJECTIVE About one-third of the annual $51 billion cost of mental illnesses is related to productivity losses. However, few studies have examined the association of treatment and productivity. The purpose of our research is to examine the association of depression and its treatment and work productivity. METHODS Our analyses used data from 2737 adults aged between 18 and 65 years who participated in a large-scale community survey of employed and recently employed people in Alberta. Using the… CONTINUE READING
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