Tag: social risk factors and mental health

Study Links Working Long Hours With Poorer Mental Health

From MinnPost: A recent study found that working more than 39 hours per week can lead to significant mental health risks. Article →­

“Loneliness May Warp Our Genes, And Our Immune Systems”

NPR reports how loneliness can change our bodies and affect our physical and mental health. "There are things we can do to get out of a depressed or lonely state, but they're not easy," they report. "Part of the reason is because these negative psychological states develop some kind of molecular momentum."