Difficulties in combining work and family life are a risk to mental well-being
A recent study by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) investigated the link between psychological distress and socio-demographic factors, housing and family life, lifestyle, social support, and work-related factors. Loneliness, job dissatisfaction, and difficulties combining family life and work were the biggest risk factors for mental well-being. On the other hand, young children, access to practical and emotional support, and social activities protected against psychological distress.
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