The mental health benefits of employment: Results of a systematic meta-review

  title={The mental health benefits of employment: Results of a systematic meta-review},
  author={Matthew Modini and Sadhbh Joyce and Arnstein Mykletun and Helen Christensen and Richard A. Bryant and Philip B. Mitchell and Samuel B. Harvey},
  journal={Australasian Psychiatry},
  pages={331 - 336}
Objective: The literature on mental health in the workplace largely focuses on the negative impacts of work and how work may contribute to the development of mental disorders. The potential mental health benefits of employment have received less attention. Method: A systematic search of reviews or meta-analyses that consider the benefits of work in regards to mental health was undertaken using academic databases. All relevant reviews were subjected to a quality appraisal. Results: Eleven… 

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