De lyckade fallen: En studie om återgång i arbetet efter långtidssjukskrivning för psykisk ohälsa
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
The Successful Return : A study on return to work after long term sick leave due to mental illness (English)
The overall aim of this study was to illustrate the organizations importance to female staff within education, health and social care on return to work after long term sick leave due to mental illness. The aim of this study was also to identify improvement opportunities. A qualitative study was made with seven interviewees that had return to work after long term sick leave for mental illness. The material was analyzed with an inducitve thematic method. The main themes that emerged was: Information and consulting, Social support from managers and colleagues, Changed attitude and participation in the rehabilitation process and Improvement opportunities. The main result showed that the social support from managers and colleagues and the changed attitude towards the illness mattered the most to the interviewees for a successful return to work. The result also showed that the interviewees had a great need of information about the sick leave process. According to the interviewees the understanding and knowledge about mental illness has to increase.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 27 p.
Theory of Planned Behavior, mental illness, return to work, long term sick leave
Teorin om Planerat Beteende, psykisk ohälsa, återgång till arbete, långtidssjukskrivning
Psychology Environmental Health and Occupational Health
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-21642OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hig-21642DiVA: diva2:937369
Subject / course
Human resources and labour relations
Boman, Eva, Lektor Psykologi
Eriksson, Mårten, Lektor, docent psykologi