Long-Term Unemployment Increases Depression Risk By Twofold, Study

June 10, 2014 10:25 AM

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Long-Term Unemployment Increases Depression Risk By Twofold, Study

Americans who are unemployed for long durations are twice more likely to be treated for depression than employed Americans, a new survey reveals.

The longer an American is out of a job, the more likely he is to suffer from a clinical case of depression. This is the finding of a new poll conducted by Gallup. The survey was conducted on 356,599 Americans, including 18,322 unemployed adults who were questioned about their well-being.

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