Last edited 14 Oct 2022

Emotional distress

WHO guidelines on mental health at work, published by the World Health Organization in 2022, defines emotional distress as: ‘…for instance, sadness, anger, anxiety, irritability, or other negative emotional states. People in emotional distress may or may not meet ICD criteria for a mental disorder.’

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