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Mental illness is the leading cause of inability to work among women

With 20.1%, mental illness is the leading cause of inability to work among women.

 

As the DAK health report 2017 shows, psychological diseases present the largest part of the total cases of illness among women. Reasons for that can be biological, such as hormonal effects, psychosocial, for example education or the abundance of roles as mother, partner, employee, etc., or other specific stress aspects in a psychological, physical or sexual way.

 

Source: Gesund.at