BREAKING: Stress Affects Accountants’ Mental Health

Yep! And apparently there’s new evidence “suggesting” as much:

The Chartered Accountants’ Benevolent Association is logging rising numbers of calls from professionals who appear to be developing mental health issues, or believe they are at risk of doing so. Interim operations team manager Helena Coxshall said the evidence is not conclusive as the helpline does not offer medical diagnosis, but highlighted rising numbers of calls in the second half of 2011. “These are coming from people who feel that they are heading towards a potential breakdown and we also see it from people who call us regarding other issues, but appear to be showing symptoms of mental illness of which they may be unaware,” she continued.

So take care out there, masters of the double-entry system. The last thing we want to see is any of you cracking up.

Accountants’ mental health ‘hit by stress’ [Accountancy Age]

Yep! And apparently there’s new evidence “suggesting” as much:

The Chartered Accountants’ Benevolent Association is logging rising numbers of calls from professionals who appear to be developing mental health issues, or believe they are at risk of doing so. Interim operations team manager Helena Coxshall said the evidence is not conclusive as the helpline does not offer medical diagnosis, but highlighted rising numbers of calls in the second half of 2011. “These are coming from people who feel that they are heading towards a potential breakdown and we also see it from people who call us regarding other issues, but appear to be showing symptoms of mental illness of which they may be unaware,” she continued.

So take care out there, masters of the double-entry system. The last thing we want to see is any of you cracking up.

Accountants’ mental health ‘hit by stress’ [Accountancy Age]

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