Year: 1994 Source: Social Science & Medicine, v.38, no.5, (March 1994), p.699-709 SIEC No: 19940216

This paper examines the findings of previous research & concluded that the relationship between youth unemployment & ill health is a combination of both selection & exposure & that unemployment in itself, should be considered a great health hazard in adolescence. Suggested areas of future research are noted. Tables summaraize published articles on youth unemployment in relation to alcohol consumption, illness, psychological/psychiatric disorder, suicide & mediating factors. (99 refs.)