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Anxiety And Depression Affect Sick Leave
2012-08-01 12:15:07

Feeling tired and lethargic. Having tense emotions. These are just a few factors that may affect a worker’s decision to take sick leave. Working with Australian and British researchers, investigators at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health found that anxiety and depression can heighten the risk of sick leave.

2010-10-13 14:57:17

Mental disorders in children are often difficult to identify due to the myriad of changes that occur during the normal course of maturation.

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2009-12-14 09:25:00

Only about half of American children and teenagers who have certain mental disorders receive professional services.

2005-06-06 02:40:00

Researchers supported by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) have found that half of all lifetime cases of mental illness begin by age 14, and that despite effective treatments, there are long delays — sometimes decades — between first onset of symptoms and when people seek and receive treatment.


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