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Employment status and perceived health in the Hordaland Health Study (HUSK)
(BioMed Central, 2006-08-29)
Background: Most western countries have disability benefit schemes ostensibly based upon requiring (1) a work inhibiting functional limitation that (2) can be attributed to a diagnosable condition, injury or disease. The ...
General practitioners' self-perceived ability to recognize severity of common mental disorders: an underestimated factor in case identification?
(BioMed Central, 2006-08-30)
Background: Several studies have shown that general practitioners (GPs) under-diagnose common mental disorders, and that training courses hardly improve this practice. The influence of GPs' self-perceived ability to ...
Verifiability of diagnostic categories and work ability in the context of disability pension award: A survey on "gatekeeping" among general practitioners in Norway
(BioMed Central, 2008-04-25)
Background Disability benefits exist to redeem social and financial consequences of reduced work ability from medical conditions. Physicians are responsible for identifying the medical grounds for benefit claims. The aim ...
Utilization of health services in relation to mental health problems in adolescents: A population based survey
(BioMed Central, 2006-02-16)
Background: Only a minority of adolescents reporting symptoms above case-levels on screenings for mental health seeks and receives help from specialist health services. The objective of this study was to a) examine ...