Some possible warning signs may include

  • Changes in their behaviour which are uncharacteristic. Could be more emotional or erratic e.g. overly sensitive, irritable, angry, teary, withdrawn, tense.
  • Obsession with parts of the job and neglect of others
  • Working longer or fewer hours than usual
  • Disengagement or low morale
  • Withdrawal behaviour, such as not getting involved as much as they normally do
  • Calling in to work sick more than they have before
  • Increase in use of negative language or getting involved in arguments at work
  • You may notice some physical symptoms such as appearing tired, headaches
  • Changes in physical appearance such as less attention to personal grooming