Unemployment and mental health--who is (not) affected?

  title={Unemployment and mental health--who is (not) affected?},
  author={Mona C Backhans and Tomas Hemmingsson},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  volume={22 3},
BACKGROUND The aim of this study is first, to investigate the association between periods of unemployment and mental distress, adjusting for previous health status, and second, to study differences and similarities between groups defined by age, sex, family situation, socioeconomic position and work environment. METHODS The analyses are based on a cohort of participants in Stockholm county council's Public Health Survey 2002 with a follow-up in 2007. Selected from the initial cohort are… CONTINUE READING

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