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Social housing stock barely changes as waiting lists blow out and rental stress doubles across Australia

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The number of social housing units in Australia rose by less than 1% last year and actually went backwards in some states, while waiting lists across the country blew out further and rental stress among jobseekers rec...

Stress voice: how a hard day at work changes the way you talk

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Name: Stress voice. Age: Look it up yourself. Appearance: I really don’t have time for this. Hey, is everything OK? Oh, sure. I have a pile of work to do, my boss is on my back for no reason, one of the kids has been ...

Succumbing to workplace stress? We’re now supposed to suffer in silence

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That indelible rogue civil service quote – “Arrogant and offensive. Can you imagine having to work with these truth twisters” – continues to do the rounds on the internet two years after it was first posted (and delet...

Beijing orders ‘stress test’ as fears of Russia-style sanctions mount

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Concerned about sweeping Russia-style sanctions from the west, Beijing has ordered a comprehensive “stress test” to study the implications of a similar scenario for its economy, the Guardian has learned. According to ...

Hormetic stress: could Hiit, hot saunas, and cold showers be the anxiety-busters we need in difficult times?

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Name Hormetic stress. Appearance. You know what stress is like – aches and pains, exhaustion. Also anxiety, restlessness, feeling overwhelmed or unfocused. I am feeling quite stressed, as it happens. Hardly surprising...

UK diplomat under ‘extreme stress’ took his own life, rules coroner

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A distinguished British diplomat killed himself after suffering “extreme stress” while he worked long hours with little time off on the Covid crisis, a coroner has concluded. Richard Morris, the former ambassador to N...

UK diplomat found dead in woods was under ‘extreme stress’, inquest told

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An experienced British diplomat whose body was found almost four months after vanishing from his Hampshire home had been under “extreme stress” working on the sensitive Harry Dunn case and the Covid crisis, an inquest...

Women three times more likely to be abused if in pandemic-induced financial stress

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Women experiencing financial hardship or stress because of the pandemic are up to three times more likely to be sexually or physically abused by their partners, new research shows. Female breadwinners are also more li...

UK energy watchdog promises tougher stress tests for suppliers

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The energy regulator has promised to enact tougher stress tests for energy suppliers to prove they have the financial strength to weather a surge in energy market prices – with consequences for suppliers which fail. O...

Brussels doctors to prescribe museum visits for Covid stress

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Doctors in Brussels will be able to prescribe museum visits as part a three-month trial designed to rebuild mental health amid the Covid pandemic. Patients being treated for stress at Brugmann hospital, one of the lar...

Revealed: rise in stress among those working from home

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Working from home during the coronavirus pandemic has caused increased levels of loneliness and mental distress, according to new research into how workers have been affected by the crisis. With ministers still debati...

High stress may make ‘broken heart syndrome’ more likely, study finds

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Two molecules associated with high stress levels have been implicated in the development of broken heart syndrome, a condition that mainly affects post-menopausal women and is usually brought on by severe stress, such...

Britain’s youngest MP to take time off with post-traumatic stress disorder

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Britain’s youngest MP has been told to take several weeks off work by her doctor after she was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Nadia Whittome, the Labour MP for Nottingham East, has announced she...

The stress of the Covid pandemic is driving NHS doctors like me out of frontline care

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It’s incredible what you’re able to normalise just because you are seeing a lot of it. I reflect on my 15 months in hospital wards during the Covid-19 pandemic, and I’m not surprised by news that many of my colleagues...

Screen Covid patients and NHS staff for post-traumatic stress, expert urges

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Head of Royal College of Psychiatrists warns that the emotional toll from the pandemic could last for yearsOne of Britain’s leading psychiatrists has warned that “all the dials are pointing the wrong way” on the natio...