This mental disorder is a prevalent, immobilizing psychological ailment that has outreaching affects, personal and economical (Hirschfeld, Montgomery, et al., 2000). In the US research has concluded that 1.8 to 3.6 percent of the labor force suffers from major depressive disorder (Richard, 2001). These employees experiencing depression are going to be extensively less proactive in their work schedule that’s even if they show up to work. Studies done have conclude that of the average employee workforce seventeen to 21 percent will experience short...
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