Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Work as a determinant of health: A pragmatic trial of enhanced cognitive behavioral therapy to bolster competitive work and wellness in veterans with serious mental illness (WORKWELL)|
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||Health Services R&D
|| October 2020 -
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Project background: Work is a major social determinant of health. In people with serious mental illness (SMI), work is associated with better wellbeing, physical and mental health, quality of life, and may prevent the onset of disability. Among Veterans with SMI, work is a protective factor against suicide. Most veterans with SMI are unemployed and suffer substantially worse health and recovery across key domains. Despite quality VHA vocational services, such as supported employment (SE), two-t...
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