Reference : Effects of meaning in life and of work on health in unemployment
Scientific journals : Article
Social & behavioral sciences, psychology : Theoretical & cognitive psychology
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/45202
Effects of meaning in life and of work on health in unemployment
English
Thill, Steve []
Houssemand, Claude mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (FHSE) > Department of Education and Social Work (DESW) >]
Pignault, Anne mailto [Université de Lorraine > Laboratoire Lorrain de Psychologie et Neurosciences de la dynamique des comportements (2LPN ; EA 7489)]
2020
Health Psychology Open
SAGE Publishing
Yes (verified by ORBilu)
International
2055-1029
United Kingdom
[en] cognition ; emotions ; meaning ; mental health ; unemployment
[en] In line with the meaning making theory, people experience a discrepancy when their appraised meaning of a situation is in conflict with their general meaning framework. We wanted to replicate this result in the context of unemployment. Heren the meaning of work and meaning in life influenced the perception of unemployment and consequently had an impact on mental health. This study points to new ways of thinking about unemployment and career transitions. Whereas the COVID-19-induced economic crisis will see millions of people losing their jobs, these results could assist counselors in helping unemployed people better understand the experiences they are going through.
Researchers ; Professionals
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/45202
10.1177/2055102920967258
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2055102920967258
FnR ; FNR5885577 > Claude Houssemand > UNEMPLOYNORM > Unemployment Normalization > 01/09/2014 > 31/08/2017 > 2013

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