Stress, anxiety and depression come with the benefits package for many high-flying City professionals

Stress, anxiety and depression come with the benefits package for many traders, bankers, lawyers and other high-flying City professionals, even the most experienced bosses. Fears of small bonus pay-outs, job loss and career shutdown are resulting in many bankers seeking medical help to assist them through these difficult times. And worse, some bankers could be prone to take their own lives, as their self-worth is so inextricably linked with the success and the financial rewards their profession so often brings. Medical health professionals around the world have confirmed that referrals are up, and many are concerned that the worst is yet to come. According to Dr Michael Sinclair, clinical director of City Psychology Group, which treats patients from offices in the City and Canary Wharf, “there’s definitely an increase in (patients) presenting to us with stress-related conditions, a whole host of anxiety disorder and depression.”….
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