Stress levels grow as more demands placed on workers, study finds
Such was her laundry list of niggling work stresses, welfare centre manager Elfa Moraitakis would be wide-eyed at 3am each day, her mind in a ferment.
Worrying about elderly clients, funding submissions, deadlines and staff, she would "wake up already thinking about work. I became an insomniac … it was one of the worst periods of my life," she said. "All this stuff is piling up and we don't give ourselves the time we need to breathe like normal human beings."
Research by The Australian Institute think tank due for release on Monday suggests millions can relate to Ms Moraitakis' plight.
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