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Why work gets us down...

Tom Wells-Quinn

Understanding the causes of depression in the workplace

Take Home Messages: Depression is caused by a complex interplay of genetic and environmental factors, as well as a person’s vulnerability. Vulnerability is determined by personality, temperament, past experiences and upbringing. It affects the way people respond to stressful situations. Stressful situations are important triggers for episodes of depression. The workplace is an important environmental factor as it is typical...

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