Navigation Links
Britons Turn to Alcohol Due to Work Stress

People in Britain have the longest working hours in Europe - a reason that is driving them to drink and jeopardising their health, says a study //.

Stress expert Cary Cooper, of Lancaster University, said the changing patterns of work seem to be having their negative effect on men's health, particularly those working in professions such as law and finance, reported the online edition of the Daily Mail.

Researchers studied 2,200 men and found that 37 percent of them admitted they had turned to alcohol as the best way of forgetting about the stresses of work, while 20 percent said the pressure had led to aggressive outbursts.

Nearly 22 percent had suffered depression as a result of workplace stress while more than a third suffered from disrupted sleep.

The impact on family life and relationships was also marked - one in 10 experienced a loss of interest in their family or partner while 15 percent reported a lowered sex drive, the study said.

The legal profession was the most stressed occupation with 38 percent suffering severe or extreme stress, followed by banking and finance at 28 percent, Cooper said.

Least stressed were people working in arts and entertainment as well as charity employees, said the study underlining the need to achieve a better work-life balance.

'Employers need to end the long hours culture, to begin to manage people by reward and praise and not be constantly fault-finding,' it said.

(Source: IANS News)
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. New policy allows Britons to decide on treatment center
2. More Britons Take To Alcohol Because Of Stress
3. 28 million Britons to take telephonic hearing test
4. Indian Herbal beer for Britons
5. Government Takes Steps to Reduce Binge Drinking Among Britons
6. Britons Believe In The Paranormal Phenomena
7. Britons dont Need Malaria Pills Before Visiting India
8. A Plant Used By Ancient Britons Found To Have Properties To Fight Cancer
9. Britons Are Bloating!
10. Britons In Denial Over Effects Of Alcohol
11. Britons soon will practise telling GPs how to practice
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/13/2016)... ... ... Many individuals looking to lead a healthy lifestyle have decreased carbohydrate consumption and ... Fitness has delved into this niche allowing those giving up their beloved pasta a ... 30 grams of protein and only 7 grams of carbohydrates per 50 gram serving--a ...
(Date:2/13/2016)... Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) , ... February 13, 2016 , ... When an ... kids, Host Parents aren’t always sure what they are in for and they are often ... Pairs are more than they were hoping for. This year’s Au Pair of the Year ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... The law firm of Morrow, ... Parishes. The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage applicants to pursue a ... seek employment within these two parishes. , “We have available jobs in St. ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 12, 2016 , ... Each year, ... will be held in Anaheim, CA at the Anaheim Convention Center. Almost 10,000 physical ... see new therapy products in action, learn more about their chosen field and network ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... FL (PRWEB) , ... February 12, 2016 , ... ... as a Service (WaaS), today announced the integration of Clarity Intelligence Platform (CIP) ... channel partners to offer real-time business intelligence (BI) to their small and medium ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/12/2016)... , Feb. 12, 2016  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO ) is pleased to announce ... Management and Payor Strategies effective Jan. 23, 2016. ... ... ... Specialty Pharmacy ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... NY , Feb. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Demers Ambulances announces ... to Okaloosa County Emergency ... Type III ambulances and one LT2 van. Quality Emergency Vehicles ... dealer, is responsible for the sale.  This is the latest ... LaFortune , Executive Vice President at Demers. --> ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... --  HeartWare International, Inc . (NASDAQ: HTWR ) ... its financial results for the three and 12 months ... at 8:00 a.m. ET.  The company plans to release ... webcast.  On the conference call and webcast, management will ... quarter and business outlook.   --> ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: