Working for a long time in the office can cause depression, how to remove stress

last week Bombay Shaving Company A LinkedIn post by CEO Shantanu Deshpande sparked a debate on toxic work culture. In the post he gave advice for freshers and Gen Z workforce – he recommended working 18 hours a day without complaining and it was not looking good to the people. Experts also say that working long hours in the office mental health bThere may be. Other than this obesity There could be a problem like that.

According to a study, poor mental health of employees is linked to the absence of a supportive work environment in the office. The study further states that a poor work culture increases the risk of depression in employees three times.

The study found that long working hours (LWH) can result from a poor organizational psychological safety environment (PSC), and working long hours can lead to symptoms of depression. In particular, a reduction in the psychological safety climate triples the risk of new major depression symptoms.

LWH (41–48 and 55-hours/week) were found to be related to future major depression symptoms when sensitively analyzed separating mild cases of depression. Although we hypothesized a mediating process that the reduction in PSC (Psychological Safety Climate) is attributable to LWH (long working hours) being related to new major depression symptoms, this was not the case; PSC was not inversely associated with excessive working hours.

Desk work for a long time can be dangerous

Researchers analyzed 13 studies of sitting time and activity level. They found that people who sat for more than eight hours a day without any physical activity had a similar risk of dying from obesity and smoking. However, unlike some other studies, this data analysis of more than 1 million people found that 60 to 75 minutes of moderately intense physical activity a day counteracts the effects of too much sitting. Another study has found that those whose sitting time is most active reduces their risk of death.

These things will relieve stress

Dr Prameet Rastogi, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Medical Director at STEPs Center for Mental Health, Gurugram, said that to take care of yourself during long working hours, take movement breaks, do some movements during the day. And breaks are very important during work. Keeping the body hydrated is equally important. People ignore it especially because we are in air conditioning office so we don’t feel very thirsty and we forget to drink water and because of this we get tired too.

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