Overtime work as a predictor of major depressive episode: a 5-year follow-up of the Whitehall II study.

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Marianna Virtanen; Stephen A Stansfeld; Rebecca Fuhrer; Jane E Ferrie; Mika Kivimäki;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 7, issue 1 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0030719, pmc: PMC3266289
  • Subject: Social and Behavioral Sciences | Research Article | Biology | Mental Health | Medicine | Psychiatry | Adult, Depressive Disorder, Major, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Workload | Q | Epidemiology | R | Population Biology | Psychology | Science | Public Health

BACKGROUND:The association between overtime work and depression is still unclear. This study examined the association between overtime work and the onset of a major depressive episode (MDE). METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS:Prospective cohort study with a baseline examina... View more
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