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7 WAYS to detect Depression in the workplace

Posted by Mark Nolte on Jul 7, 2015 10:08:39 AM
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 7 WAYS to detect Depression in the workplace

 According to Forbes Magazine there is $190 Billion dollars lost every year due to worker lost productive due to work related stress. Depression can play a big part of that.

According to one expert, here is how depression in the work place can effect an employee’s performance.



"I see a lot of interpersonal conflict," says Hollis Even, MSW, vice-president and manager of the employee assistance program at JPMorgan Chase. "It's not just performance but behavior, too."

"They may be a perfectly good performer, but if their behavior is such that it is disrupting and disturbing to people around them, it's another issue we have to deal with," says Hollis, who also spoke at the meeting. "It's a part of depression that's not often recognized."

Researchers say some common symptoms of depressed employees include:

  • Dramatic change in performance/productivity
  • Loss of initiative, motivation, or drive
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Consistently arriving late to work or leaving early
  • Chronic physical pain
  • Substance abuse
  • Anger or unexplained outbursts


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Topics: Depression