|Document ID (ISN)||70088|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0143-005X - Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
|Convention or series no.
||Roberts H., et al.
||Unemployment and health: The quality of social support among residents in the Trent region of England
||Feb. 1997, Vol.51, No.1, p.41-45. 35 ref.
||In a lifestyle survey of 6,987 economically active individuals, of whom 9.9% were unemployed, the unemployed reported poorer quality of social support than employed persons on the three key elements examined: practical support, help with solving problems, and emotional support. Unemployment and lack of social support had independent and deleterious effects on perceptions of general health and mental health. This relationship between unemployment and poorer quality of social support may help to explain some of the increased morbidity and mortality experienced by this group, especially in relation to mental health.
||mental health; social aspects; unemployment
||United Kingdom; questionnaire survey; state of health
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Psychology and sociology
|Broad subject area(s)
||Stress, psychosocial factors