Journal article

[Patients' Work-Related Participation Impairments and Need for Support in Day Hospital and Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment].

Dorothea Jäckel, Stefan Siebert, Johanna Baumgardt, Karolina Leopold, Andreas Bechdolf

Psychiatrische Praxis | Published : 2020

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Approximately 80 % of patients in psychiatric treatment are significant impaired in participation work and are excluded from the labor market. METHOD: Survey of 176 patients in day hospital and inpatient psychiatric treatment regarding work-related participation impairments, need for support in competitive employment, education or study and actually received support. RESULTS: Data of 90 patients were available. 63 % of patients indicated a need for support in work-related participation, 53 % of them would participate in a job coaching. 49 % of the patients were addressed on the topic of work. Regardless of the need for support, only 1/5 of patients received concrete help. There is..

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