Stress highest among unemployed who move into poor quality work
People employed in low-paying or highly stressful jobs may suffer worse health than those who remain unemployed, a study suggests.
The study, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, monitored over 1,000 participants aged 35-75 who were unemployed during 2009-2010.
It followed up with them during the next few years about their self-reported health and their levels of chronic stress as indicated by their hormones and other biomarkers related to stress.
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