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One in Three People Struggle to Cope at Work due to Depression or Stress

(5/5/2014)

One in Three People Struggle to Cope at Work due to Depression or Stress
Medical News Today
April 30, 2014

A survey of 1,200 people across the UK has shown that a third of people struggle to cope at work because of depression, stress or burn out, with 83 percent of those affected experiencing isolation or loneliness as a result. Only half of those feeling lonely or isolated had confided in a colleague, yet nearly three quarters (71 percent) found that discussing their condition with a colleague helped them feel better. The survey reveals the high numbers of people affected by depression at work, and highlights the need for employers to take action to better recognize the condition and support affected staff.

For the full article, click here: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/276080.php


Keywords: cope, work, depression, stress, burn, out, employers, employees, isolation, loneliness, colleagues



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