Americans more prone to depression due to job loss: Study

June 19, 2014 1:01 PM

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Americans more prone to depression due to job loss: Study

London, June 19 (IANS) Job loss is associated with depressive symptoms in both the United States and Europe, but the effects of job loss are much stronger in American workers, a new study has found.

"In the US, the impact of job loss is significantly stronger for those with little or no wealth than for wealthier individuals. Also, the impact of job loss due to plant closure was stronger in the US than in Europe," said lead author Carlos Riumallo-Herl, doctoral candidate at Harvard School of Pub...

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