Monday, May 9, 2011

Employment and Mental Health: What's Best?

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The nation’s economy is still in turmoil. In the first three months of 2011, the economy grew at a 1.8 percent annual rate, but that rate was down from that of the previous quarter. The outlook for employment is still pessimistic. At the opening of trading on the stock market today, stocks were mixed, and worries about Greece’s debt problems rose as its debt rating descended further into junk status. How does this bad news impact the mental health of Americans? Is it better to have any job rather than a bad job? These and other questions are examined in a Psychiatric News article posted at


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