EXAMINE IMPACTS ON EMPLOYEE WELL-BEING

HEALTH

Physical

• headaches
• gastrointestinal problems
• back pain
• high blood pressure
• shortness of breath
• chest pains
• panic attacks
• nightmares
• disrupted sleep/sleeping too much
• substance abuse
• loss of appetite
• binge eating
• severe weight loss/gain

Psychological

• erosion of self-confidence
• anxiety
• loss of energy
• burnout

  • loss of enjoyment in work
  • inability to relax
  • loss of enjoyment in leisure activities
  • exhaustion
  • short temper, irritability
  • volatility, explosive anger
  • feeling overwhelmed
  • cynicism, negativity
  • suspiciousness
  • sense of helplessness/hopelessness

• post traumatic stress disorder
  • fear
  • flashbacks
  • reliving painful events
  • recurrent nightmares
  • always on edge, anxious, watchful
  • loss of hope for the future
  • emotional numbing
  • withdrawal
  • avoidance of intimacy
  • feelings of guilt
  • insomnia
  • diminished concentration
  • aggression
• depression, despair

SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS

• strained friendships
• marital stress
• compromised parenting
• social withdrawal and isolation
• thoughts of harming self or others

FINANCIAL HARDSHIP

• unpaid leave
• medical expenses
• legal fees
• uncertainty of future employment
• costs of relocation

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