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December 26, 2019

Limited Conclusions Can Be Reached From Danish Randomized Clinical Trial of Supported Employment

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  • 1Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Department of Occupational Therapy, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
JAMA Psychiatry. 2020;77(3):326-327. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.4177

To the Editor We would like to point out several limitations of the study by Christensen et al1 comparing the effects of the individual placement and support (IPS) model of supported employment with IPS enhanced by cognitive remediation and social skills training (IPSE) and service as usual on work in persons with severe mental illness that preclude drawing firm conclusions about the potential benefits of augmenting IPS with cognitive remediation. Three sets of findings suggest problems implementing the IPS program.

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