Stress becomes number one cause of long-term absence from work

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Stress has become number one cause of long-term illness.

The pressure of the recession is taking it’s toll as stress becomes the number one cause of long-term absence from work for first time, figures show.  Research in almost 600 organizations also showed a link between job security and mental health issues, with employers planning redundancies ”significantly” more likely to report problems among their staff.

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Sickness Absence Reasons Can Predict Employee Deaths

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Employees who take long spells of sick leave more than once in three years are at a higher risk of death than their colleagues who take no such absence, particularly if their absence is due to circulatory or psychiatric problems or for surgery, concludes a study on the British Medical Journal website.

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