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Study: Women employees suffer more in workplaces with gender inequality

According to a recent study, female employees have a higher incidence of psychological distress than their male colleagues in workplaces where there are more men than women. The study monitored the psychological distress and well-being...

source: By Tim Stroud
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Whatever form it takes, an appalling ordeal like a car crash or a natural disaster can have a significant and long-lasting impact on the human condition. One common assumption is that everyone is prone to developing post-traumatic stress...

source: BBC News

"The majority of workplaces are still reluctant to prioritize the well-being of employees while many staff worry about telling their employer if they're experiencing a mental health problem. Huge numbers of people continue to fall out...

source: The Huffington Post

Depression is notorious for affecting engagement and performance in employees as well as physical health, and there have been many discussions about how to combat the illness. Past research has shown that Australian businesses lose over $6.5 billion per year by failing...

source: Human Resources Director Magazine

Serotonin levels during initial drug use are critical to whether someone becomes drug dependent or not. "The higher the serotonin levels someone has, the less likely they will become addicted," says researcher Sarah Bradbury. Once drug...

source: Medical Xpress

It's one of the worst fears we have for our parents or for ourselves: that we, or they, will end up in a nursing home, drugged into a stupor. And that fear is not entirely unreasonable. Almost 300,000 nursing home residents are currently receiving antipsychotic drugs, usually...

source: NPR

Investors are pouring money into the operators of U.S. rehab centers as many more Americans get health care coverage for addiction treatment, driving up valuations and triggering a consolidation of businesses in the fragmented sector. Under President Barack Obama's healthcare...

source: Reuters


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