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Schizophrenia and employment

Schizophrenia and employment SPPE 762 Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol (2004) 39 : 337– 349 DOI 10.1007/s00127-004-0762-4 ORIGINAL PAPER Steven Marwaha · Sonia Johnson A review Accepted: 10 December 2003 ■ Abstract Background Little is known about the ex- Introduction tent to which work contributes to the recovery of people with schizophrenia. There is increasing interest in the subject because of new service models and the economic Unemployment is damaging to the health of the general cost of unemployment in people with severe mental ill- population (Bartley 1994), and it is an important part of ness. Methods A literature search was carried out with the social exclusion faced by the seriously mentally ill the aim of investigating: a) employment rates in schizo- (SMI), particularly in developed countries (Boardman phrenia and first-episode psychosis and the extent to et al. 2003). In the United Kingdom (UK), there has been which they have changed over time; b) the barriers to very little change in the last 10 years in the proportion of work; c) the factors associated with being employed adults with a psychotic disorder participating in the among people with schizophrenia; and d) whether em- workforce. This contrasts with the increases in the em- ployment http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology Springer Journals

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2004 by Steinkopff Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Psychiatry
ISSN
0933-7954
eISSN
1433-9285
DOI
10.1007/s00127-004-0762-4
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15133589
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Abstract

SPPE 762 Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol (2004) 39 : 337– 349 DOI 10.1007/s00127-004-0762-4 ORIGINAL PAPER Steven Marwaha · Sonia Johnson A review Accepted: 10 December 2003 ■ Abstract Background Little is known about the ex- Introduction tent to which work contributes to the recovery of people with schizophrenia. There is increasing interest in the subject because of new service models and the economic Unemployment is damaging to the health of the general cost of unemployment in people with severe mental ill- population (Bartley 1994), and it is an important part of ness. Methods A literature search was carried out with the social exclusion faced by the seriously mentally ill the aim of investigating: a) employment rates in schizo- (SMI), particularly in developed countries (Boardman phrenia and first-episode psychosis and the extent to et al. 2003). In the United Kingdom (UK), there has been which they have changed over time; b) the barriers to very little change in the last 10 years in the proportion of work; c) the factors associated with being employed adults with a psychotic disorder participating in the among people with schizophrenia; and d) whether em- workforce. This contrasts with the increases in the em- ployment

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Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric EpidemiologySpringer Journals

Published: Jan 1, 2004

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