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“Bullying at work, health outcomes, and physiological stress response”
In this study of 437 employees 5% reported having been bullied during the past 6 months. Among these, there were statistically significant higher scores on measures of somatisation (perception of symptoms with no organic cause), depression, anxiety and mental ill health.