Mallen, CD and Wynne-Jones, G and Dunn, KM (2011) Sickness certification for mental health problems: an analysis of a general practice consultation database. Primary Health Care Research and Development, 12 (2). 179 - 182. ISSN 1463-4236

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Abstract

Although mental illness remains the leading cause of both sickness absence and incapacity benefit in most high-income countries, little is known about how frequently patients with mental ill-health receive sickness certificates and what conditions are most commonly certified for. This study aims to use general practice consultation data to determine the rate of sickness certification for common mental health problems.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: sickness certification, mental health problems, general practice, professional consultation database, primary care
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Primary Care Health Sciences
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Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2014 09:38
Last Modified: 23 May 2016 13:39
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/120

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