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Workplace anti-bullying strategies need to be led by managers and leaders rather than focusing on the individual, according to beyondblue.

Workplace anti-bullying strategies need to be led by managers and leaders rather than focusing on the individual, according to beyondblue.

ALMOST 50 per cent of Australian employees will fall victim to some form of workplace bullying during their lives, according to the latest research from beyondblue.

The research found people bullied at work had higher rates of depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder, as well as physical health problems such as cardiovascular diseases, migraines and obesity.

Witnesses and perpetrators are also at risk of mental health issues, career disruptions and poor job performance.

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