Effects of graduating during economic downturns on mental health.

  title={Effects of graduating during economic downturns on mental health.},
  author={Ang Li and Mathew Toll},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},



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Gender Differences in Mental Health Outcomes before, during, and after the Great Recession

Gender differences in mental health in association with the economic recession highlight the importance of policymakers taking these differences into consideration when designing economic and social policies to address economic downturns.

Health Impacts of the Great Recession: a Critical Review

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The health effects of leaving school in a bad economy.

  • J. Maclean
  • Economics
    Journal of health economics
  • 2013

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An increase in the prevalence of poor mental health among men is observed, especially among those aged 35-54 years, those with primary and secondary education, those from semi-qualified social classes and among breadwinners, and none of these associations remained after adjusting for working status.

The correlation between stress and economic crisis: a systematic review

A systematic review of the principal studies that analyze the impact of the economic crisis on the health of workers found that a rise in unemployment, increased workload, staff reduction, and wages reduction were linked to an increased rate of mood disorders, anxiety, depression, dysthymia, and suicide.