Psychological distress among JSA claimants

[ employment-and-welfare  health-and-well-being  modelling-and-descriptives  ]

This study reports on the results of a longitudinal survey of Jobseeker’s Allowance claimants with a view to understanding how mental well-being changes with length of time unemployed.


Sally McManus, Alice Mowlam, Richard Dorsett, Stephen Stansfeld, Charlotte Clark, Victoria Brown, Ivonne Wollny, Nilifer Rahim, Gareth Morrell, Jenny Graham, Rachel Whalley, Lucy Lee and Howard Meltzer (2012) Mental health in context: the national study of worksearch and wellbeing DWP Research Report 810


Department for Work and Pensions