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Mental health and impairment in disability benefits. Studies applying linkages between health surveys and administrative registries
(The University of Bergen, 2007-09-19)
Objective: An increasing number of people in Norway and most other western countries leave the workforce earlier than retirement age and depend on disability benefits for income security. There is no consensus concerning ...
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 ...
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 ...