Paid care work and depression: a longitudinal study of antidepressant treatment in female eldercare workers before and after entering their profession

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  • Ida E H Madsen
  • Birgit Aust
  • Hermann Burr
  • Isabella Gomes Carneiro
  • Diderichsen, Finn
  • Reiner Rugulies
Previous studies have reported that employees in paid care work (e.g., child, health, and elderly care) have increased rates of hospitalization with depression and treatment with antidepressants. It is unclear, however, whether these findings reflect a causal effect of the work on employee mental health or a selection into these professions.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
BogserieDepression and Anxiety (New York)
Vol/bind29
Udgave nummer7
Sider (fra-til)605-613
Antal sider9
ISSN1542-1880
DOI
StatusUdgivet - jul. 2012

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