ERIC Number: EJ353659
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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Mental Disorder Among Homeless Persons in the United States: An Overview of Recent Empirical Literature.
Robertson, Marjorie J.
Administration in Mental Health, v14 n1 p14-27 Fall 1986
Reviews literature on the homeless reporting higher rates of psychiatric disorder, psychological distress, and previous psychiatric hospitalization compared to the general population. However, understandardized methodology and lack of consistent findings across studies prohibit reliable prevalence estimates of mental disorder among the homeless. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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