Integrated Benefits Institute

Understand Health Risks

Depression

May 2009
IBI Research

The Full Costs of Depression in the Workforce

Employees who live with depression know its costs only too well. Employers, however, are likely to greatly underestimate depression’s impact on their employees and the costs to their business. IBI research shows that a full-cost view of depression’s workforce effects presents unanticipated employer costs and significant challenges. To help employers use the research findings, IBI member experts suggest how to overcome challenges identified in the research. 

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