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    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 day

    Working 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.
    More here: Working long hours doubles depression odds - CNN.com

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    Thanks for sharing this information.
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    Being British is reason enough to be depressed regardless of how many hours one works.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    Being British is reason enough to be depressed regardless of how many hours one works.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Motorwaycop View Post
    Sorry refusing to bite.

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