Research Updates

Depression and work performance

Dr Mary Wyatt

An ecological study using web based screening

Over the last three to four decades there has been a major increase in the levels of depression in the general population. There has therefore been an increase in the level of depression in the workforce. Other studies have shown that depression reduces work performance and productivity. The researchers in this study, from King's College in London, sought to understand the impact of depression on work performance. Instead of using ...

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