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The problem of illnesses, sick leave and the necessary return to work and permanence at work has been determining the development of different protocols and professional rehabilitation programs in different countries. We sought to identify articles that address programs for professional rehabilitation and the return to work of people laid off due to mental health problems, and to verify the results of professional rehabilitation programs and the follow-up processes for such return. A systematic review was performed according to the criteria of the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (PRISMA).

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Few studies address the processes for professional rehabilitation and return to work among mental health patients, despite the growing occurrence of illness due to these pathologies. The article reveals different types of study presenting a general framework for producing and stimulating new studies.

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This page is a summary of: Mental health: Professional rehabilitation and the return to work - A systematic review, Work, June 2021, IOS Press, DOI: 10.3233/wor-213489.
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