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The financial services sector is coming to grips with the fact that it is facing a mental health crisis. Several recent studies have set out to explore the impact of COVID-19 on the financial services sector and found that the pandemic has only exacerbated a pre-existing condition.

Ten years ago, an article explored the seven mental disorders most prevalent in financial services as reported by psychologists. Depression topped the list, which also included psychogenic pain, perfectionism and panic disorder.

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