British experts said working alone at a computer for hours on end could lead to a sense of isolation, even in a busy office.Psychology Professor Cary Cooper from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology said concern was growing over mental health problems caused by working with computers.
Having depression or anxiety is like a physical health condition, and it can be successfully treated.
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They were also plagued by broken sleep and reported problems getting along with fellow employees.
The study by researchers at Chiba University in Japan, concluded that bosses should limit the time their staff spend on computers.
If you’re going through difficult times or you’re feeling sad, you should seek help and support early on.