Return to work – persons with long-term sickleave or welfare recipients

Ongoing Projects

SBU assess relevant and well-conducted research and investigate what effect different interventions have, if there are any risks or ethical problems, and what is most cost-effective in the areas of health care, dentistry, social services, and within the areas of functional disability and work environment.

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Government assignment.


To study effects of work programmes for persons with long-term psychiatric sickleave or welfare recipients.

Planned to be published: Quarter 3, 2022 Registration no: SBU 2020/226

Project group


  • Elisabeth Björk Brämberg, Karolinska institutet, Stockholm
  • Elisabeth Furberg, Linköping University
  • Per Johansson, IFAU, Uppsala
  • Tapio Salonen, Malmö University
  • Peter Skogman Thoursie, Stockholm University

From SBU

  • Elizabeth Åhsberg, Project Manager
  • Gunilla Fahlström, Assistant Project Manager
  • Ann-Kristine Jonsson, Information Specialist
  • Anna Ringborg, Health Economist
  • Emma Wernersson, Project Administrator
  • Sofia Tranæus, Head of Department
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