Unemployment and mental health: a critical review.

  title={Unemployment and mental health: a critical review.},
  author={D M Ezzy},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={37 1},
  • D M Ezzy
  • Published 1993 in Social science & medicine
Existing theoretical explanations of the mental health consequences of unemployment are outlined, critically reviewed and an alternative theory proposed. Theories reviewed include the rehabilitation approach, the stages model, Jahoda's functional model, Warr's vitamin model and Fryer's agency critique. A discussion of the effects of moderating variables… CONTINUE READING