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Document ID (ISN)73924
CIS number 99-1912
ISSN - Serial title 0340-0131 - International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Weber A., Schaller K.H.
Title Unemployment and health
Bibliographic information 1999, Vol.72, (Supplement), p.S1-S48. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Despite numerous attempts, no cause and effect relationship between unemployment and somatic diseases has been found. People may become ill because they are unemployed (causality hypothesis), or they may become unemployed because they are ill or have other predispositions (selection hypothesis). This issue contains the papers presented at the meeting of the International Commission of Occupational Health working group on unemployment and health held in Paris, France, 25-26 September 1998. Topics: conference; ICOH; industrial physicians; mental health; risk factors; social aspects; state of health; suicide; unemployment.
Descriptors (primary) state of health; unemployment; mental health
Descriptors (secondary) ICOH; suicide; industrial physicians; conference; social aspects; risk factors
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Mental health
Unemployment
Psychological factors