Working For Toxic Bosses May Affect One's Mental Health; Find Out Why

By Marion Villareal , Jan 12, 2017 06:15 PM EST
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There may be studies proving that working for toxic bosses and a toxic working environment could lead to mental health problems. In fact, there is an accurate form of science that proves that bosses may just literally be ruining employees' lives.

Having Toxic Bosses Could Lead To A Toxic Working Environment And Affect The Employee's Mental Health

It has always been a common knowledge to everyone that some bosses are just toxic into the lives of their employees. Many of them do not know how to treat them right, hence making them quit their jobs earlier than what they may have anticipated. It is undeniable that bosses play a big part in the working environment, making it uneasy for anyone to function well in the office. In line with that, it has recently been confirmed that working with toxic bosses may affect one's mental health.

There have been findings that will soon be presented, proving that working for bosses with narcissistic and psychopathic traits may lead to the employee to show signs of depression. Other than that, it may even cause the employees to have a bullying tendency, in act of having to deal with horrible bosses. The workplace environment is just as much sensitive than anywhere else, proving that it also affects not just the performance of its employees but their mental health as well. There are many ways to figure out if one's bosses are narcissistic, making them dysfunctional to the employee's end.

If Your Boss Is Narcissistic And Dysfunctional, Leave The Job As Soon As You Can

When the employee feels like their bosses are making their lives a living hell, being mean and scolding for no reason, hurt the employees for their own personal gain and more are all signs of having dysfunctional bosses. Thus, having one as such is very toxic to the employees and the workplace. There is no way one can fully function well in an office with an obviously narcissistic boss, leading up to be diagnosed of depression since it could also affect one's thought of himself about his personal career growth. In short, if one's boss is making his/her life miserable, it's time to think about it and just leave the job in itself.

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