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8 Dec 2023

Long Commutes Increase Depression Risks

A 2023 study of 23,415 South Korean workers found those with commutes over an hour were 16% more likely to suffer from clinical depression compared to those with shorter commutes under 30 minutes. Long commutes were associated with physical and psychological stress, leading to less time for stress-relief activities, adequate sleep, and healthy lifestyle habits. [Source](