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Yating Wei

Department of Medicine, Zhejiang University, China

  • Research Article   
    Analysis on the Characteristics of Unemployed or Jobless Young and Middle-aged Adults of Hangzhou Psychological Aid Hotline
    Author(s): Yating Wei* and Haidong Song

    Objective: To explore the basic characteristics of young and middle-aged adults who are unemployed or jobless seeking psychological assistance on the hotline. Methods: Data on general demographic information, types of concerns expressed during calls, and other relevant information were collected from young adults who sought assistance on the hotline in Hangzhou City from 2019 to 2022. The data were grouped and compared based on gender, age groups, and call time. The psychological well-being of the unemployed population was assessed by evaluating depressive symptoms and suicide risk. Results: A total of 6,297 young adults who were unemployed or jobless seeking assistance were included in the study. Among them, 1.5% expressed suicidal ideation, 1.5% reported having a suicide plan, and 4.2% had engaged in suicidal beh.. View More»

    DOI: 10.21767/2049-5471.20.04.32

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