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If you have missed work because of your depression, know that you are not alone. While everyone deals with depression differently, it’s not uncommon to miss work, or even take leave, in order to obtain treatment.
In fact, workers in the U.S. with depression miss 68 million more days of work compared to those who don’t have depression, resulting in more than $23 billion in lost productivity, according to results of a recent Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index.
The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index surveyed by telephone a random sample of more than 303,000 working adults over the age of 15 in the U.S., asking them about depression. Some interesting findings include:
Source: Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index
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