Could health-improving interventions address the growing unemployment crisis?
Butler, J. (2021). Could health-improving interventions address the growing unemployment crisis? BJPsych Advances, 27(2), 67-72.
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing unprecedented rates of unemployment. Poorer mental health is a cause and a consequence of unemployment, and job seekers with poorer mental health remain unemployed for longer. The review in this month's Cochrane Corner aimed to evaluate the effects of health-improving interventions on job seeker's re-employment rates. This commentary critically evaluates the review and explores the relevance of its findings.
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