Mental Health and Employment

R Sainsbury, A Irvine, J Aston, S Wilson, C Williams, A Sinclair

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


The study was designed to address a gap in knowledge about the circumstances that lead people to claim Incapacity Benefit because of a mental health condition and what factors contribute to people with mental health conditions returning to work after a period on Incapacity Benefit. The study also explored employers' understanding and experience of dealing with mental health conditions in the workplace.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLeeds
PublisherCorporate Document Services
Commissioning bodyDepartment for Work and Pensions
Number of pages174
ISBN (Print)9781847123992
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Publication series

NameDepartment for Work and Pensions Research Report


  • employment/benefits
  • ill/disabled adults

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