Unemployment and Marriage

Unemployment and Marriage

DVD1988 26 Minutes

The psychological impact of unemployment.

This film is made up of five brief vignettes which illustrate the psychological impact of the loss of work on couples, individuals and professionals employed to help them. The training pack consists of the video, the book from which its material is drawn -- "Work, Love and Marriage: The Impact of Unemployment" by Janet Mattinson (Duckworth, 1988) -- and teaching notes.

Its aim is to promote thought and discussion around the psychological impact of unemployment. It will be of interest to a wide range of professionals including social workers, probation officers, health visitors, counsellors, doctors, nurses and lawyers, as well as to their teachers and trainees.

Made in 1988 this film reflects the cultural attitudes and language of the time it was made. The issues raised are timeless.

This programme can be rented on our Video on Demand system for £2.00. For this you can view as often as you like within a 48 hour period of your own choosing.