Accountants have an ethical as well as professional duty of care towards their clients. What can be done to help identify and support those with Mental Health issues?
‘You might suppose that one indicator would be that an individual starts to make poor decisions, but the symptoms of conditions such as stress and depression may not manifest themselves like this, says Dr Rajeev Dhar, a consultant psychiatrist at Nightingale Hospital. Instead, he says, in his experience it is more often a lack of decision making that reveals these issues. “You see people struggling to make a decision, and then decisions start to pile up,” he explains.’
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