Effects of return-to-work interventions for persons on long-term sick-leave due to mood-, anxiety- or adjustment disorders

A systematic review and assessment of medical, economic, social and ethical aspects

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SBU Assessment

Presents a comprehensive, systematic assessment of available scientific evidence for effects on health, social welfare or disability. Full assessments include economic, social and ethical impact analyses. Assessment teams include professional practitioners and academics. Before publication the report is reviewed by external experts, and scientific conclusions approved by the SBU Board of Directors.

Published: Report no: 352 Registration no: SBU 2022/494 ISBN: 978-91-88437-96-9 https://www.sbu.se/352e

A scientific article has been published in International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health: Brämberg, E., Åhsberg, E., Fahlström, G. et al. Effects of work-directed interventions on return-to-work in people on sick-leave for to common mental disorders—a systematic review. Int Arch Occup Environ Health (2024). available at: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00420-024-02068-w

Link to the report in Swedish:
Effekter av arbetsmarknadsinsatser för personer långvarigt sjukskrivna på grund av depression, ångest eller stressreaktion.

Link to the database PROSPERO (International prospective register of systematic reviews) at National Institute for Health and Care Research, NIHR: PROSPERO

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