More than three quarters (81%) of respondents who have experienced mental ill-health issues have found that their physical health has suffered too, according to research by Axa PPP Healthcare.
Its survey of 4,183 British adults, of which 2,470 work full or part time, also found that 52% of respondents who have experienced mental health problems have also seen their finances adversely affected.
The research also found:
- 71% of respondents who have had problems with their physical health have also experienced difficulties with their mental health.
- 40% of respondents who have had physical health issues have seen their finances take a turn for the worse.
- 76% of respondents who have had financial difficulties have seen their mental health adversely affected.
- Half (50%) of respondents have seen financial concerns impact their physical health