Patients see a 50% reduction in depression and anxiety scores
Employer-sponsored early intervention significantly improves mental health conditions in employees, research claims.
Figures collated over the last five years show eight in 10 employees who received support from RedArc’s nurses and their third-parties saw a reduction in their PHQ9 and GAD7 scores, equating to their condition improving.
PHQ9 is a patient health questionnaire for screening, diagnosing, monitoring and measuring the severity of depression.
GAD7 is a self-reported questionnaire for screening and measuring the severity of generalised anxiety disorder.
The average reduction in the score for both tests was over 50%, while 70% of patients recovered to normal mood levels within three to four months.
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