depression

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Mental health problems (burnout, mental fatigue, depression, self-deprivation, loneliness, insomnia…) lead to the loss of productivity. Those losses represent big cost to companies, and to the individuals affected by it. Francisco Miranda Rodrigues, member of the Order of Psychologists (Portuguese Psychologists Association), said that the loss of productivity caused by mental health problems can represent an approximate cost of €212 million per year to small and medium-sized enterprises and €117 millions to big companies. We can say that mental health problems can cost €329 million per year to companies, but you have to evaluate the other side: How much does...

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A study by the researchers at the Kessler Foundation that has implications on the connection between brain disease and cognitive fatigue. Dr. Wylie, who is associate director of Neuroscience Research and the Rocco Ortenzio Neuroimaging Center at Kessler Foundation wrote "We challenged participants with difficult tasks of working memory, and assessed which parts of the anterior cingulate cortex were associated with error processing," "We then investigated whether exactly the same areas of the anterior cingulate cortex were also associated with fatigue. They were, suggesting that cognitive fatigue may be the brain's way of signalling to itself that the effort required...

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Mental Fatigue, Fatigue, and Depression can present symptoms that can be mistaken for each other. All of them bring symptoms of extreme tiredness even with a proper diet and a good night’s rest and unfortunately, they can coexist in a loop that reinforces the symptoms and the condition itself. It can be said that depression occurs when a person feels sad, anxious or hopeless for an extended period of time. This condition has very high impact on energy levels, making the decrease of energy, mental fatigue, and fatigue as one of the most visible symptoms, but we cannot forget...

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