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01-26-12, 07:25 PM #1
British civil servants who worked an average of 11 hours a day have 2.5 times the depression risk of those who work 7-8 hours a dayWorking long hours appears to substantially increase a person's risk of becoming depressed, regardless of how stressful the actual work is, a new study suggests.
The study, which followed 2,123 British civil servants for six years, found that workers who put in an average of at least 11 hours per day at the office had roughly two and a half times higher odds of developing depression than their colleagues who clocked out after seven or eight hours.
01-26-12, 08:39 PM #2
Thanks for sharing this information."If everyone is thinking alike, then someone isn't thinking." -Gen. George S. Patton
01-27-12, 01:01 AM #3
Being British is reason enough to be depressed regardless of how many hours one works.SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM-Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"
"It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
Far from being a handicap to command, compassion is the measure of it. For unless one values the lives of his soldiers and is tormented by their ordeals , he is unfit to command.
-General Omar Bradley, United States Army
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