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15 March 2011

Impact of a bad job on mental health

The impact on mental health of a badly paid, poorly supported, or short term job can be as harmful as no job at all, indicates research.

The impact on mental health of a badly paid, poorly supported, or short term job can be as harmful as no job at all, indicates research published online in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Respondents' mental health was assessed using a validated inventory (MHI). And they were asked about their employment status.

 
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