Psychosocial factors and economic recession: the Stormont Study

J. Houdmont, Robert Kerr, K. Addley

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56 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)98-104
JournalOccupational Medicine
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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