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Depression and anxiety takes it's toll on women in the workplace

A Canadian study has found that 1 in 5 working women has been diagnosed with or displays symptoms of depression or anxiety to a degree that it affects their work life. One in four women claim they hid in bathrooms or their workplace in order to avoid colleagues. 73% of women believed their productivity was reduced by 25%. Depression or anxiety caused 7% of women to lose their jobs.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Gazette

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About: Depression and anxiety takes it's toll on women in the workplace

Date: 16 November 2004

Source: The Gazette

Author: Mario Toneguzzi


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