Classified as a mood disorder, people mostly associate depression with sadness, loss of pleasure in daily activities, social isolation and feelings of worthlessness. Yet, aside from affecting how a person feels and behaves, depression also influences thinking. New South African research involving over 1 000 employed/previously employed workers or managers in the country now proves depression is not just a bad mood.
Mental health conditions such as depression are common in the world of work. Despite having been a significant concern for centuries already, these conditions are becoming particularly prevalent in modern society and workplaces across the globe. Although they affect the legal realm in many different areas, mental health conditions are often misunderstood and inappropriately dealt with from a legal perspective.
Workplace stress can lead to mental health problems like depression or anxiety. Continue reading to learn how to manage stress at work and get help for mental health issues.
Neurodiverse people often have higher-than-average abilities - some conditions, including autism and dyslexia, can bestow special skills in pattern recognition, memory, or mathematics.