Journal article

Disabling working environments and mental health: A commentary

Allison Milner, Marissa Shields, Tania King, Zoe Aitken, Anthony LaMontagne, Anne M Kavanagh

Disability and Health Journal | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2019

Abstract

Employment is a fundamental Social Determinant of Health known to have large impacts on mental health and other health outcomes. Across many countries of the world, people with disabilities are much more likely to be unemployed and looking for work than those without disabilities. The deprivation of employment opportunities is likely to have notable impacts on the health of people with disabilities. In this commentary, we outline the concept of "disabling working environments," which are defined as the range of experiences that affect the likelihood of people with disabilities in obtaining and maintaining quality employment which may then affect a disabled person's health. Disabling working ..

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Funding Acknowledgements

Grant funding provided by NHMRC Partnership Project APP1151843, NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence APP111638, and ARC Linkage Project LP150100077. AM funded by a Victorian Health and Medical Research Fellowship, Department of Health and Human Services, Victorian Government.