Psychiatr Serv 2021 May 7:appips202000762. Epub 2021 May 7.
Program on Health, Work and Productivity, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies (Lerner, Adler, Rogers), and Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine (Lerner, Adler), Tufts Medical Center, Boston; Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester (Shayani).
Objective: Although depression is a prevalent and costly health problem exacting a large toll on work productivity, interventions targeting occupational functioning are rare. This article describes the development of the Tufts Be Well at Work intervention, a brief telephonic program designed to improve occupational functioning among employees with depression and reduce depression symptom severity. Results from 15 years of research are summarized evaluating the occupational, clinical, and economic impact of Be Well at Work. Read More