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Flashcards in Employment and unemployment Deck (5)
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How can employment lead to stress?

relationships with colleagues, others and the general public
 Prospect of redundancy due to the company being financially insecure
 Demands of the job and lack of employment prospects


relationship between unemployment and ill health?

Both can affect each other


How does unemployment affect physical health?

more likely to die/suffer from more illness than simlar aged employees; more lung cancer, cvd, sleep problems


HOw does unemployment affect mental health?

unhappiness/depression, emotional problems, stress (particularly if in debt)


How does unemployment affect social health?

restricted social activities