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These expanded parental and sick leave benefits are to some extent designed to encourage a higher fertility rate that declined rather steeply since peaking in 1992, in part because of insecure employment.[37] Although now among the highest in Europe, the fertility rate is still below its previous high. In turn these programs upgraded the health prospects of the poor and helped unify the nation politically. Direct-service social workers help people solve and cope with problems in their everyday lives, while clinical social workers diagnose and treat behavioral, mental, and emotional issues.

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Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann (November 11, 1998)

ISBN: 0750671017

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