“Anxiety disorders, which often manifest as excessive worry, fear and a tendency to avoid potentially stressful situations including social gatherings, are some of the most common mental health problems in the Western world. The annual cost related to the disorders in the United States is estimated to be $42.3 million. In the European Union, over 60 million people are affected by anxiety disorders in a given year.”
“Women are almost twice as likely to be affected as men, and young individuals – both male and female – under 35 years of age are disproportionately affected.” From a review of existing scientific literature, led by the University of Cambridge published in June, 2016.
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Stress, workload and exhaustion are the causes for a 42% higher-than-average risk of suicide in female primary teachers (Teachers Union, ATL).
“Female nursery and primary teachers have a significantly higher risk of suicide than the average woman, according to new figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
They are 42 per cent more likely to kill themselves, according to the new data.”
Nansi Ellis, of the ATL teaching union, said: “The statistics give a hard edge to the stories we hear time and again from our members – that they are exhausted from the constant stress of never feeling they are on top of their workload, and that they feel expected to devote every minute of their lives to their work.
“That this toxic mix could be leading to an increase in suicides is a scandal.”
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