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Document ID (ISN)74566
CIS number 00-384
ISSN - Serial title 1219-1221 - Central European Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ungvßry G., Morvai V., Nagy I.
Title Health risk of unemployment
Bibliographic information 1999, Vol.5, No.2, p.91-112. Illus. 81 ref.
Abstract As a result of the political and economic changes of the last decade, unemployment in Hungary has grown from practically zero to around half a million, or close to 10% of the workforce. The impact of unemployment on health is examined, mostly on the basis of published literature from other developed counties. Despite the limited availability of published statistics, it is concluded that the pattern of health damage caused by unemployment in Hungary is largely similar to that observed in developed industrialized counties, with a few specific differences such as mycosal skin diseases related to poor hygienic conditions.
Descriptors (primary) Hungary; unemployment; health hazards; state of health
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; coronary diseases; mental disorders; neurosis; psychosomatic disorders; risk factors; suicide; personal hygiene; stress factors; psychological effects; mycoses
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceHungary
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases