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Título: Impact of economic hardship and financial threat on suicide ideation and confusion
Autor: Fiksenbaum, Lisa
Marjanovic, Zdravko
Greenglass, Esther R.
Santos, Francisco Garcia
Palavras-chave: Economic hardship
Financial threat
Great recession
Psychological distress
Data: 2017
Editora: Heldref Publications
Citação: Journal of Psychology 151(5), 477-495
Resumo: The present study tested the extent to which perceived economic hardship is associated with psychological distress (suicide ideation and confusion) after controlling for personal characteristics. It also explored whether perceived financial threat (i.e., fearful anxious-uncertainty about the stability and security of one's personal financial situation) mediates the relationship between economic hardship and psychological distress outcomes. The theoretical model was tested in a sample of Canadian students (n = 211) and was validated in a community sample of employed Portuguese adults (n = 161). In both samples, the fit of the model was good. Parameter estimates indicated that greater experience of economic hardship increased with financial threat, which in turn increased with levels of suicide ideation and confusion. We discuss the practical implications of these results, such as for programs aimed at alleviating the burden of financial hardship, in our concluding remarks.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.12/5677
DOI: 10.1080/00223980.2017.1335686
ISSN: 00223980
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