Work , employment and psychiatric disability

@inproceedings{Boardman2003WorkE,
  title={Work , employment and psychiatric disability},
  author={Jed Boardman},
  year={2003}
}
Work is important both in maintaining mental health and in promoting the recovery of those who have experienced mental health problems. Enabling people to retain or gain employment has a profound effect on many areas of life and the costs of unemployment are high. Employment for individuals with mental illness gives opportunities for them to participate in society as active citizens, and barriers to them doing so are linked to stigma, prejudices and discrimination. Participating in work and… CONTINUE READING
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