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Unemployment

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1. How is unemployment an individual and societal problem?

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1. How is unemployment an individual and societal problem?

This is an interesting question. First, unemployment is clearly an individual problem, as the person is out of work and perhaps unable to pay her or his mortgage and daily living expenses. Thus, it impacts an individual's socioeconomic status, standard of living and quality of life, as well as mental status, (2) as being unemployed is reported to be related to higher levels of reported health problems, higher levels of mental illness (3), alcohol and drug abuse, increased domestic and family violence, marital ...

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This solution assists in the study question: How is unemployment an individual and societal problem? Supplemented with an article on the unemployed.

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