Stress and Distress among the Unemployed

Stress and Distress among the Unemployed

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Employing both large-scale surveys and in-depth interviews, the authors document the mental health effects on workers caused by the closure of four General Motor plants. They paint a portrait of how the social context in which these workers lived played a critical role in their experiences of unemployment or of keeping their jobs when others around them lost theirs. More than simply a study of unemployment and mental health, this book is also a story of coping and resilience.A six-story addition was added in 1922, and in 1926 it became part of General Motors when the corporation purchased Fisher Body. ... The Fort Street Plant, or Fisher Guide as it was more commonly called, was a component parts manufacturing facility. ... facility was old and new technologies had not been integrated into its physical plant, the number of employees declined dramatically by the late 1970s.

Title:Stress and Distress among the Unemployed
Author:Clifford L. Broman, V. Lee Hamilton, William S. Hoffman
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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