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Health.com: The Top 10 Most Depressing Jobs

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The Top 10 Most Depressing Jobs

Some jobs are more depression-prone than others.

Here are 10 fields (out of 21 major job categories) in which full-time workers are most likely to report an episode of major depression in a given year. But if you want to be a nurse (No. 4), it doesn’t mean you should pick another profession.

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“There are certain aspects of any job that can contribute to or exacerbate depression,” says Deborah Legge, PhD, a licensed mental health counselor in Buffalo. "Folks with the high-stress jobs have a greater chance of managing it if they take care of themselves and get the help they need.”

(Text: By Tammy Worth/ Photo Credit: Getty Images)




The opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Comcast.

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