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Table of Contents
  • Workplace suicide still trending upward
  • Preventing psychiatric injuries at work
  • Survey: US managers least likely to experience depression
  • Poor sleep might shape mental health
  • History of mental illness fails to predict future violence
  • United Arab Emirates: Employees fear disclosing mental health issues
  • The silver bullet to reducing workplace stress
  • Future trend: Artificial separation between physical and behavioral health care will end
  • The most toxic types of people to avoid at work

  • Workplace suicide still trending upward
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    Nearly 80 percent of employers offer programs to promote the physical well-being of their employees. They may want to expand wellness programs to address depression and other mental health issues, based on a disturbing trend documented in a recent study by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
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    Preventing psychiatric injuries at work
    HR.BLR.com
    As an employer, it is your responsibility to provide a safe work environment for all employees, free from any hazards and complying with all state and federal laws. Health and safety in the workplace is about preventing work-related injury and disease. Many workers' compensation programs are designed to reward employers for proactively implementing safety programs that reduce the potential for physical injuries. Thus employers invest in designing an environment that promotes physical well-being for everyone at work.
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    Survey: US managers least likely to experience depression
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    United States managers are among the least likely of employees to report experiencing depression. A Gallup survey conducted during 2014 that gathered data from nearly 75,000 Americans found that less than 9 percent of managers say they have been diagnosed with depression at some point in their lives. The U.S. average among those surveyed: 17.5 percent.
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    Poor sleep might shape mental health
    The Huffington Post
    Researchers looked at data from the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative, which involved more than 2,000 adults between the ages of 55 and 90. The team found that patients who had sleep-disordered breathing started showing signs of cognitive problems an average of 10 years earlier than those who did not have issues with abnormal breathing patterns during sleep.
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    History of mental illness fails to predict future violence
    Psych Central
    A new multi-year study of detained youth finds that most psychiatric disorders, including depression, do not predict future violent behavior. Researchers believe the findings are relevant to the recent tragic plane crash in the French Alps, showing that no one could have predicted that the pilot, who apparently suffered from depression, would perpetrate this violent act. It was not merely a suicide, but an act of mass homicide.
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    United Arab Emirates: Employees fear disclosing mental health issues
    The National
    Workers are keeping mental health issues from their employers for fear that an admission may harm their careers. Experts are calling for better strategies to change outdated attitudes to mental health in the workplace and to provide a better way for employees to disclose any medical issues. Dr. Deema Sihweil, a psychologist at Carbone Clinic, Dubai, said patients feared telling their employers about a mental illness as it would, they thought, mark them out as weak.
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    The silver bullet to reducing workplace stress
    TIME
    Ever get so stressed you want to tell your boss to go take a hike? Maybe you’d be better off if you took that advice yourself. New research finds that a half-hour walk at lunchtime promotes increased relaxation and reduced stress among office workers. "Walking seems to have both energizing and relaxing properties in the workplace," writes lead author Cecilie Thøgersen-Ntoumani, an associate professor in the Psychology and Speech Pathology School at Curtin University in Australia.
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    Future trend: Artificial separation between physical and behavioral health care will end
    The Wall Street Journal
    In the future, Americans will be healthier, because our health care system will treat us as whole persons. That is, the artificial separations between physical, behavioral and mental health care will have disappeared. Brief and focused psychological interventions in conjunction with routine physical health care will be the norm, and payment models and integrated-care practice settings will encourage them. Furthermore, when needed, easy transitions to more extensive mental health care will be available.
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    The most toxic types of people to avoid at work
    U.S. News and World Report
    While it's impossible to avoid all difficult people at work, learning to recognize common problematic personalities can be helpful, and in some cases, can save a career. Once one knows the type of person you're dealing with, it's easier to shift gears from "business as usual" relationship management to specific strategies that can minimize the damage such people can do to those around them when left unchecked in the office.
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