Study Atkinson et al. (1986): study US 1982
- Unemployed males followed 2 month after jobloss and matched controls, Boston, USA, 1982
- N = 167
- Non Response
With both spouces
- Authors's Label
- Change in family cohesion
- Our Classification
- Assessed at T1 and T2 (two months difference. Cohesion dropped among the continuously unemployed, but rose among the re-employed, while remaining at the same level in the control group of continuously employed.
- Family cohesion subscale of the Moos
Family Environment Scale (Moos, Insel and Humphrey 1974)
Observed Relation with Happiness
Direct association between unemployment and happiness not reported in this publication.