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Week of May 15, 2017

In the News this Week

Ellement, John R. “Disability Laws Apply to Prisoners Seeking Parole, SJC Rules.” The Boston Globe. 

O’Connor, Katie, and Sarah Kleiner. “Trumpcare.” Richmond Times-Dispatch.

News from Abroad 

Mason, Rowena. “‘I’m Angry’: Voter Confronts Theresa May over Disability Benefit Cuts.” The Guardian.

Shim, Elizabeth. “U.N. Disabilities Rapporteur Denied Multiple Requests in North Korea.” UPI.

Recent Articles

Aasdahl, Lene, Kristine Pape, Chris Jensen, Ottar Vasseljen, Tore Braathen, Roar Johnsen, and Marius S. Fimland. “Associations Between the Readiness for Return to Work Scale and Return to Work: A Prospective Study.” Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 2017, online ahead of print.

Bilodeau, Karine, Dominique Tremblay, and Marie-José Durand. “Exploration of Return-to-Work Interventions for Breast Cancer Patients: A Scoping Review.” Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 25, no. 6, 2017, pp. 1993–2007.

Black, Oliver, Tessa Keegel, Malcolm R. Sim, Alexander Collie, and Peter Smith. “The Effect of Self-Efficacy on Return-to-Work Outcomes for Workers with Psychological or Upper-Body Musculoskeletal Injuries: A Review of the Literature.” Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 2017, online ahead of print.

Cullen, K.L., E. Irvin, A. Collie, F. Clay, U. Gensby, P.A. Jennings, S. Hogg-Johnson, V. Kristman, M. Laberge, D. McKenzie, S. Newnam, A. Palagyi, R. Ruseckaite, D.M. Sheppard, S. Shourie, I. Steenstra, D. van Eerd, and B.C. Amick III. “Effectiveness of Workplace Interventions in Return-to-Work for Musculoskeletal, Pain-Related and Mental Health Conditions: An Update of the Evidence and Messages for Practitioners.” Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 2017, online ahead of print.

Giummarra, M.J., P.A. Cameron, J. Ponsford, L. Ioannou, S.J. Gibson, P.A. Jennings, and N. Georgiou-Karistianis. “Return to Work After Traumatic Injury: Increased Work-Related Disability in Injured Persons Receiving Financial Compensation Is Mediated by Perceived Injustice.” Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, vol. 27, no. 2, 2017, pp. 173–185.

Lammerts, L., F.G. Schaafsma, W. van Mechelen, and J.R. Anema. “Process Evaluation of a Participatory Supportive Return to Work Program for Workers Without a Permanent Employment Contract, Sick-Listed Due to a Common Mental Disorder.” Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, vol. 27, no. 2, 2017, pp. 159–172.

Rosenheck, Robert A., Sue E. Estroff, Kyaw Sint, Haiqun Lin, Kim T. Mueser, Delbert G. Robinson, Nina R. Schooler, Patricia Marcy, and John M. Kane. “Incomes and Outcomes: Social Security Disability Benefits in First-Episode Psychosis.” The American Journal of Psychiatry, 2017, online ahead of print.

Stern, Lisa. “Post 9/11 Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities and Their Transition to the Civilian Workforce.” Advances in Developing Human Resources, vol. 19, no. 1, 2017, pp. 66–77.

Stone, Dawn S., Patricia A. Ganz, Carol Pavlish, and Wendie A. Robbins. “Young Adult Cancer Survivors and Work: A Systematic Review.” Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 2017, online ahead of print.

Streibelt, Marco, Wolfgang Bürger, Karen Nieuwenhuijsen, and Matthias Bethge. “Effectiveness of Graded Return to Work After Multimodal Rehabilitation in Patients with Mental Disorders: A Propensity Score Analysis.” Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 2017, online ahead of print.

Vossen, Emmie, Nicolette Van Gestel, Beatrice I.J.M. Van der Henijde, and Etiënne A.J.A. Rouwette. “‘Dis-Able Bodied’ or ‘Dis-Able Minded’: Stakeholders’ Return-to-Work Experiences Compared Between Physical and Mental Health Conditions.” Disability and Rehabilitation, vol. 39, no. 10, 2017, pp. 969–977.

Wagner, S., N. Buys, I. Yu, T. Geisen, H. Harder, C. Randall, A. Fraess-Phillips, B. Hassler, L. Scott, K. Lo, D. Tang, and C. Howe. “International Employee Perspectives on Disability Management.” Disability and Rehabilitation, 2017, online ahead of print.

Young, A.E., E. Besen, and J. Willetts. “The Relationship Between Work-Disability Duration and Claimant’s Expected Time to Return to Work as Recorded by Workers’ Compensation Claims Managers.” Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, vol. 27, no. 2, 2017, pp. 284–295.