Depression cuts deep

Prevention key to avoid higher costs, disability: Studies

Workers who have had a disability leave related to a mental illness are seven times more likely to have another disability episode related to that illness. And even employees with depression who have been treated with antidepressants suffer significant productivity losses, such as absenteeism, disability leave and presenteeism, according to two recent studies looking at mental illness.

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