CDC: Working nights, inflexible schedules can negatively impact mental health

According to the report, people working the night shift were twice as likely to report psychological distress than those on the day shift.

News 12 Staff

Apr 25, 2023, 9:27 PM

Updated 360 days ago

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Working late nights, having inflexible schedules or having no paid sick leave can have a big impact on your mental health.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says one in 27 working adults experienced serious psychological distress in 2021.
According to the report, people working the night shift were twice as likely to report psychological distress than those on the day shift.
Rates of distress were also significantly higher among workers who did not have paid sick leave and those with inconsistent schedule and pay.


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