Psychological and Emotional Impact of Unemployment

Publication Year:
1980

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Repository URL:
https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol7/iss6/12
Author(s):
Borrero, Michael
Tags:
Clinical and Medical Social Work; Social Work
article description
Having seen the discussion of the meaning of work and the important role it plays in our lives, as developed by Borrero and Rivera, we now need to address what happens to people when they want to work but are unable to because of economic recessions, depressions and economic policies. The focus of the following paper is to review the literature concerning the psychological and emotional stresses that are brought about as a result of unemployment.