Mental health

Can a workplace accident cause PTSD?

Having an accident at work can have lasting effects on a person. And not just physically. When you suffer an injury in an accident at work, you may end up suffering the emotional and psychological consequences. You might think a condition like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects only those in particularly high-stress roles, like the […]

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Helping workers with ‘common mental disorders’ should be high on health agenda

Chief medical officer Professor Dame Sally Davies has highlighted a key issue for the health service to tackle nationally in her latest annual report – calling for better support for those suffering from mental health issues. With between 60-70 per cent of people with common mental disorders such as depression and anxiety currently in work, […]

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