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Preliminary Phase 1 Results


On May 31, 2019, we shared preliminary Phase 1 interview findings at the 19th European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology annual congress. The title of our presentation was “An Exploration of Why and How Employees Disclose Having a Mental Illness.” Here are a few take-aways: The reasons why people decide to disclose and conceal […]

Phase 1 interviews providing important insights


With only a few interviews done so far, our participants are providing us with important and very useful insights. We are learning how their particular mental health challenge evolved over time, how their work experiences triggered or aggravated their challenge, and the specific role that others at work, especially superiors, played in helping or hindering […]

Phase 1 of “Mental Health Disclosure” project now under way!


Having received university ethics approval, we have begun Phase 1 of our five-year research project. We will be interviewing individuals employed full-time who have recently had (or currently have) a mental health challenge, such as depression or anxiety. Our goal is to better understand how they have tried to manage their struggle while at work. […]

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