Economic context and the health effects of unemployment.

@article{Turner1995EconomicCA,
  title={Economic context and the health effects of unemployment.},
  author={Jayne Turner},
  journal={Journal of health and social behavior},
  year={1995},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={213-29}
}
  • Jayne Turner
  • Published 1995 in Journal of health and social behavior
Most studies of the health consequences of unemployment ignore the economic context within which job loss occurs. Using data from a subset (N = 1,252) of a national probability sample, this paper compares the effects of current and previous unemployment on depression and subjective physical health status across levels of educational attainment and local job availability. Results show that current unemployment effects among the previously unemployed are strongest in low unemployment areas… CONTINUE READING

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