24 Apr The best cure for unhappiness is happiness
A large study has just been released reporting that…
LAWYERS, insurance brokers and accountants are among the most depressed workers in Australia, according to a wide-ranging study.
Nearly 16 per cent of lawyers who responded to the survey displayed “moderate or severe symptoms of depression” with nearly a third of those using alcohol and drugs to deal with the problem.
Patent attorneys and insurance underwriters were the next most likely to suffer from depression, with professional workers overall having higher levels of symptoms than the general population.
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But what this study does not report is that depression in the workplace can be managed (and hence minimised) and that one of the most effective ways of doing so is by promoting happiness.
So call (02 9221 3306) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) now to find out what we can do with our “Happiness @ Work” programs to increase happiness, motivation, morale, engagement … and then ultimately factors such as productivity, team work and retention in your organisation.