Research: The maximum number of hours you should work is 39
The average U.S. work week of 47 hours could be harmful to mental health — especially for women, at least according to a new report from researchers in Australia who studied the effects of long hours in the office. That's because after 39 hours of weekly work mental health starts to decline, the researchers found after analyzing responses from about 8,000 workers in a survey of household income labor dynamics.
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