Toward a critical community psychological perspective on unemployment and mental health research
UNSPECIFIED (2003) Toward a critical community psychological perspective on unemployment and mental health research. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY, 32 (1-2). pp. 89-96. ISSN 0091-0562Full text not available from this repository.
Psychological research has established that unemployment causes widespread psychological distress and ill health in communities but, arguably, little of this research is truly community psychological. In this paper we sketch out a critical community psychological perspective and use it to contribute to understanding of the role of psychosocial aspects of income in the experience and mental health of employed and unemployed members of low-income families in a severely deprived community context; to the development of innovative participatory methodology, and to promote the interests of impoverished unemployed people through the research process as well as through the research outcome.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
|Journal or Publication Title:||AMERICAN JOURNAL OF COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY|
|Publisher:||KLUWER ACADEMIC/PLENUM PUBL|
|Number of Pages:||8|
|Page Range:||pp. 89-96|
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