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‘Presenteeism’ is Not Worth It

by Savitha C Muppala on  June 11, 2011 at 9:08 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
Those who are unwell must stay home and rest rather than getting to work as 'presenteeism' can make things worse.

A New Zealand sociologist Professor has discussed facts about "presenteeism", a period when people show up to work when they are sick.
 ‘Presenteeism’ is Not Worth It
‘Presenteeism’ is Not Worth It
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According to the professor, such people could become victims of depression, tiredness, migraine and even heart problems.

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People in the nursing and teaching profession are more prone to 'presenteeism' as they often feel their services are indispensible and absenteeism may inconvenience the ones dependant on them.



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