term personality change

February 23, 2015 5:45 PM

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term personality change

It's accepted knowledge that unemployment can have negative psychological consequences. Not only is a person's job status is not only often tied inextricably to a person's self-worth, but it's the life jacket that keeps the rising tides of poverty at bay. But how does unemployment affect the psyche longterm?

Social scientists in Great Britain recently set to find out, comparing personality test results of nearly 7,000 German adults before and after unemployment stints of various lengths.

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