Overtime Work as a Predictor of Major Depressive Episode: A 5-Year Follow-Up of the Whitehall II Study

Source: Marianna Virtanen, Stephen A. Stansfeld, Rebecca Fuhrer, Jane E. Ferrie, Mika Kivimäki, PLoS ONE, Vol. 7 no. 1, January 25, 2012

From the abstract:
The association between overtime work and depression is still unclear. This study examined the association between overtime work and the onset of a major depressive episode (MDE)…. Data from middle-aged civil servants suggest that working long hours of overtime may predispose to major depressive episodes…

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