Depression In The Workplace


People often think that depression is only about mood. But it’s a misconception. Depression has other aspects too. One important aspect of depression is that it can affect a person’s work life. Due to depression, a person’s capacity to function efficiently at work can also be hampered. The global cost of decreased work productivity due to depression is estimated to be 1 trillion USD every year. But apart from this, cognitive symptoms of depression can reduce the chances of an individual to reach his potential in his career. In this video Dr Chinmay Kulkarni, a psychiatrist at Mumbai Psychiatry Clinics, Powai explains how depression affect a person’s work performance and productivity.