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Document ID (ISN)110757
CIS number 10-0446
ISBN(s) 978-92-897-0857-9
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Layte R., Maître B., Whelan C.T.
Title Living conditions, social exclusion and mental well-being
Bibliographic information European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, Wyattville Road, Loughlinstown, Dublin 18, Ireland, 2010. viii, 70p. Illus. 81 ref.
Internet access Living_conditions.pdf [in English]
Abstract Over the past two decades, the concept of social exclusion has increasingly replaced the concept of poverty within the EU policy discussion on social vulnerability and disadvantage. It has been shown that unequal access to the labour market and poor living conditions negatively affect social participation and social contact, which in turn impact on the quality of life of Europe's citizens and lead to a sense of social exclusion. The second European Quality of Life Survey (EQLS), conducted by the European Foundation in 2007, offers a wide-ranging view of the diverse social realities in Europe today. This report looks at the relationships between living conditions, social exclusion and mental well-being.
Descriptors (primary) European Union; mental health; social aspects
Descriptors (secondary) state of health; survey; unemployment
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental health