STUDY LINKS LOW WORK HOURS WITH DEPRESSION

A recent study published in the Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health has concluded there’s a higher risk of depression associated with working few hours in a week, known as marginal part-time work.

This study looked at the relationship between working few hours a week (marginal part-time work) and the risk of depression.

Researchers analyzed data from the Danish Labor Force Survey and linked it to information on working hours, job and income insecurity, and depression diagnoses.

They found three types of marginal part-time work: constant, mobile, and fluctuating. Compared to full-time workers, all three categories had higher risks of depression.

Researches concluded marginal part-time work is associated with a higher risk of depression.

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