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Effectiveness of guideline-based care by occupational physicians on the return-to-work of workers with common mental disorders: design of a cluster-randomised controlled trial

  • Karlijn M van Beurden1Email author,
  • Evelien P M Brouwers1,
  • Margot C W Joosen1,
  • Berend Terluin2,
  • Jac J L van der Klink3 and
  • Jaap van Weeghel1
BMC Public Health201313:193

Received: 16 January 2013

Accepted: 21 February 2013

Published: 6 March 2013

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16 Jan 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
28 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Karlijn van Beurden
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28 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
21 Feb 2013 Editorially accepted
6 Mar 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-193

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Tranzo Scientific Center for Care and Welfare, Tilburg University
EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Department General Practice, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam
Department of Health Sciences, Work & Health, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen