Study, Poll: Mental Health Impacts Of Unemployment May Be Devastating

The Washington Post (2/25, Paquette) “Wonkblog” reports that the “mental health impacts of unemployment can be devastating.” For example, “a CDC study found suicide rates rise and fall with the economy.” What’s more, depression appears to be “higher among long-unemployed Americans, according to a recent Gallup poll: About one in five reported having depression.”

Related Links:

— “How unemployment warps your personality over time,” Danielle Paquette, Washington Post, February 24, 2015.

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