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12 February 2009

Wellbeing: Recession depression

Sally O'Reilly looks at the increasing evidence linking the economic downturn to workplace stress and mental ill health. Prime minister Gordon Brown may have made a "slip of the tongue", according to his spokesman, when he recently referred to the recession as a "depression", but there is no confusion about the association between economic problems and poor mental health.

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08 September 2008
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Mental Health: Making Work Better

Tackling stress and mental health problems at work will not only reap financial rewards but is vital for both employees and managers to develop their self-knowledge, as Sally O'Reilly reports. OH pr…

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17 April 2008
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HOW TO... Prevent Workplace Bullying

Whether actual or perceived, workers who feel bullied can rapidly lose their self-esteem, to the extent that the situation takes hold of them before they can seek help. To avoid the long-term absence…

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17 June 2007
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Hospice recruits personnel support firm

The Buckinghmshire firm’s Employee Assistance Programme offers help with personal matters such as health, family, alcohol or emotional issues, and also work matters such as stress, work/life balance a…

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17 June 2006
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Office Rage requires Anger Management

Everyone has the odd bad day at work. The train is late, the boss lands an unexpected pile of work on your desk, your computer goes on the blink and the coffee machine breaks down. But what happens w…

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