The impact of husband ’ s job loss on partners ’ mental health

  title={The impact of husband ’ s job loss on partners ’ mental health},
  author={Silvia Mendolia},
The objective of this paper is to examine the impact of job loss on family mental well-being. The negative income shock can affect the mental health status of the individual who directly experiences such displacement, as well as the psychological well-being of his partner; also, job loss may have a significantly detrimental effect on life satisfaction, self-esteem and on the individual’s perceived role in society. This analysis is based on a sample of married and cohabitating couples from the… CONTINUE READING


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