Common Mental Disorders (CMDs) have an extensive impact on the lives of those affected. Knowledge on how mental health problems and disorders affect workers has been accumulating over the last decade. Apart from absenteeism and long-term work disability, mental health problems affect the work functioning and productivity while present at work (presenteeism). The various stages of work disability in workers with CMDs, still at work, absent from work, and in the process of returning to work, pose different challenges to professionals and researchers alike.
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