Mental health and the labor force participation of older workers.

Abstract

Over the past 20 years, while mortality rates have dramatically declined, the prevalence of work-related stress has increased. This phenomenon suggests that the population's physical health has improved, but mental health has deteriorated. Concomitantly, fewer older workers are participating in the labor force. Our paper, using data from the Epidemiologic… (More)

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@article{Mitchell1989MentalHA, title={Mental health and the labor force participation of older workers.}, author={J. Murray Mitchell and Kirk Anderson}, journal={Inquiry : a journal of medical care organization, provision and financing}, year={1989}, volume={26 2}, pages={262-71} }