What I’ve Learned from Talking About My Bipolar Disorder at Work
JANUARY 22, 2018
About half of employers would not wish to employ a person with a psychiatric diagnosis (Manning and White, 1995) and two-thirds of employers in the private sector and in small and medium-sized companies report that they have never knowingly done so (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, 2007). thomas vogel/Getty Images. Many years ago, I had to take some time off work for depression. I had a sick note from the doctor, and had disclosed that it was mental health–related.