FIFO workers have doubled depression risk

FIFO workers doubled risk of depression: older man in yellow hard hat looking wistful
FIFO workers suffer from depression at more than twice the rate of the general Australian population, according to research from Edith Cowan University. Researchers surveyed 629 WA fly-in fly-out workers and found that 28% exhibited significant signs of depression, compared to just 13% of the general population. FIFO workers also exhibited higher rates of stress

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