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New research has revealed that toxic workplaces can be [hazard / hazardous] to mental health. The year-long study is from the University of South Australia. Researchers [found / fond] that full-time workers who work for companies or organizations that do not [priorities / prioritise] employees' mental health are three times more likely [to / for] suffer from depression. The researchers examined the [advents / adverse] effect of "toxic" environments [on / in] health. Elements of a toxic workplace [inclusive / included] poor management practices, bullying, and a [fail / failure] to consider mental health issues. The researchers [indicated / vindicated] that if employees are unhappy at work, mistreated or burnt [in / out] , their productivity will suffer and absenteeism will increase.

Lead researcher Dr Amy Zadow said mental health issues created [in / on] the workplace can be attributed [at / to] poor management practices and [worth / values] . She said: "Evidence shows that companies who fail to [rewind / reward] or acknowledge their employees for hard work, impose unreasonable demands on workers, and do not give them [anatomy / autonomy] are placing their staff at a much greater [risk / risky] of depression." She added: "Bullying in a work unit can not only [negative / negatively] affect the victim, but also the perpetrator....It is not [uncommon / uncommonly] for everyone in the same unit to experience burnout [as / was] a result." Depression affects over 260 million people worldwide and causes many people to take their [down / own] lives.

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