American Journal of Nursing Science
Volume 4, Issue 2-1, March 2015, Pages: 27-30
Received: Nov. 23, 2014;
Accepted: Dec. 5, 2014;
Published: Dec. 27, 2014
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Ouzounakis Petros, Medicine Department, Hospital of Alexandroupoli, Alexandroupoli, Greece
Monios Alexandros, 7th Secondary School of Athens, Athens, Greece
Vakalopoulou Marina, Primary Education Directorate of Evros prefecture, Alexandroupoli, Greece
Dimitriadou Alexandra, Department of Nursing, Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Introduction: Unemployment as a problem exceeds the individual level and is the result of structural mismatches of each society. Purpose: In the present retrospective study are investigated the effects of the unemployment, especially among young people, and the prevention thereof. Material and methods: The sample consisted of recent articles on the topic, found mainly in the electronic database Medline, the Greek Academic Libraries Link (HEAL-Link) and through search engine "Google scholar". Results: The effects of the unemployment are proving disastrous for the psychology of young people, and decreases their self-esteem, they feel losing part of their social role, their relationships are made dysfunctional and eventually losing their quality of life. Conclusions: It is necessary the support for the unemployed youth of a team of experts, so that young people be enable to reevaluate their self-image and promote their quality of life.
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