Journal of Depression and Anxiety

Journal of Depression and Anxiety
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-1044

+44 1223 790975

Andrew McCart

Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation, and Organizational Development, Healthcare Leadership and Health Professions Education, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA

  • Research   
    Strategies to Support Employees with Depression: Applying the Centers for Disease Control Health Scorecard
    Author(s): Andrew McCart* and Jeffrey Nesbit

    Introduction: The purpose of this study is to investigate depression management programs in organizations of the Midwestern and Southern United States, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control Health Scorecard (CDC HSC). Organizations in this study represent retail/wholesale trade, professional, scientific, and technical services, transportation warehousing, and utilities, construction, educational services, and manufacturing. Methods: The CDC HSC is a 125 question, 264-point survey that covers a diverse set of workplace wellness initiatives, with categories such as stress management, organizational structure, physical activity, and tobacco control, and which provides a numerical score for each section. Participants were guided through CDC HSC to provide a quantitative baseline among respondents. During the survey, participants were enc.. View More»

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