A review of the literature identifies the loss of work as a stressful life event that has been linked to a number of psychosocial ills. The paper examines the loss of social relationships, a major noneconomic cost of unemployment, as a major contributor to the development of those ills. Practice implications of this finding are identified.
"Unemployment and Social Integration: A Review,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 15
, Article 10.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol15/iss4/10