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How clinicians can help patients with mental health issues get back to work

SAN FRANCISCO — Sagar V. Parikh, MD, FRCPC, professor of psychiatry at the University of Michigan and associate director of the University of Michigan Depression Center, talked about his APA Annual Meeting presentation on workplace mental health in a video interview.

Clinicians can play an important role in getting their patients with mental health issues back to work by improving how they write sick notes and form accommodation plans and by being an advocate with the company for partial return to work, Parikh said.

Disclosures: Parikh reports research grants from AssurX Inc. and Takeda Pharmaceuticals and consulting for Mensante Corp., Sunovion Pharmaceuticals and Takeda Pharmaceuticals.

SAN FRANCISCO — Sagar V. Parikh, MD, FRCPC, professor of psychiatry at the University of Michigan and associate director of the University of Michigan Depression Center, talked about his APA Annual Meeting presentation on workplace mental health in a video interview.

Clinicians can play an important role in getting their patients with mental health issues back to work by improving how they write sick notes and form accommodation plans and by being an advocate with the company for partial return to work, Parikh said.

Disclosures: Parikh reports research grants from AssurX Inc. and Takeda Pharmaceuticals and consulting for Mensante Corp., Sunovion Pharmaceuticals and Takeda Pharmaceuticals.

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