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Unemployment draining America's mental health

Survey finds Americans who are considered long-term unemployed are more likely to be depressed.

    The US government says the economy is continuing to recover, following the sharpest downturn in decades.

    But many Americans are still struggling to find jobs.
     
    A new research shows long-term joblessness is not just a drag on the country's finances but also a drain on the nation’s mental health.
     
    Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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