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Study Says Overtime Work Doubles Depression Risk

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NEW YORK (CBS) - Think the link between depression and work exists only in those who are unhappy with their jobs? Think again. A new study finds that working long hours — regardless of job stress or satisfaction — increases a person’s risk for depression. For the study, researchers at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health and University College London followed nearly 2,000 middle aged British civil servants for almost six years. The researchers examined the civil servants’ working hours, whether or not they were depressed or had risk factors for depression to begin with, and whether they had any major depressive episodes over time.

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