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Unemployment and Sickness Absenteeism in Alcoholics

  • E. S. M. Saad

Abstract

Industrial absenteeism due to sickness has reached alarming proportions and the Managers in industry are well aware of the fact that some staff members are more likely to have spells of sickness absence than others. No accurate estimates of absenteeism related to alcoholism are available for the United Kingdom and, therefore, the estimates of the cost of alcoholism to industry in Britain are guesses that point to the need for precise information.

Keywords

Sickness Absence Average Loss Medical Certificate State Benefit Male Alcoholic 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. S. M. Saad
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryBridgewater HospitalManchesterUK

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