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Screening for distress

Friyana Bhabha

Studies suggest that it is possible to identify workers at risk of developing psychological distress and intervene before productivity suffers

Take Home Messages: There is a high prevalence of psychological distress in the workplace but low levels of treatment. While psychological distress affects workers in many different industries and positions, there are ways to identify workers who are at an increased risk of developing distress.  Work-related variables that increase distress include: Workers’ perceptions that they are expected to work greater than...

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