How Mental Health Affects the Overall Achievement Within an Organisation
[Verma M. M Phil, 2001] In addition, they impact employee morale adversely. Work-related stress is a major cause of occupational ill health, poor productivity and human error. This means increased sickness absence, high staff turnover and poor performance in the organization and a possible increase in accidents due to human error. Work-related stress could also manifest as heart disease, back pain, headaches, gastrointestinal disturbances or various minor illnesses; as well as psychological effects such as anxiety and depression, loss of concentration and poor decision making.
Mental illness also affects the community due to the high incidence of homelessness and unemployment in some serious disorders such as schizophrenia.
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