ERIC Number: EJ437031
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
The Epidemiology of Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Disorders among Homeless Persons.
Fischer, Pamela J.; Breakey, William R.
American Psychologist, v46 n11 p1115-28 Nov 1991
Describes research on the prevalence of alcohol, drug, and mental (ADM) disorders and the characteristics of homeless substance abusers and persons with mental illnesses. Reviews methodological problems. Finds prevalence rates of ADM disorders, extreme poverty, isolation from support network, and contact with correctional agencies higher in homeless groups. (JB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue with title "Homelessness."