Individual Placement and Support (IPS) intervention for persons on long-term sick leave for depression, anxiety or reaction to severe stress

What evidence is needed?

More primary research is needed.

What evidence is available?

Reliable systematic reviews that show evidence gaps:

SBU. Effekter av arbetsmarknadsinsatser för personer långvarigt sjukskrivna på grund av depression, ångest eller stressreaktion [Effects of return-to-work interventions for persons on long-term sick-leave due to depression, anxiety or adjustment disorders – A systematic review]. Stockholm: Statens beredning för medicinsk och social utvärdering (SBU); 2022. SBU Utvärderar 352. More about the review

Reliable, but not updated, systematic reviews that show evidence gaps:

None identified

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Evidence gap identifies methods or practices for which no conclusive systematic review of benefits and harms has been published. Gaps in scientific evidence appear on the SBU website to help researchers and granting agencies identify areas that are in need of research or systematic review. An additional objective is to offer healthcare and social service providers a basis for setting priorities.