ERIC Number: EJ437036
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
The Impact of Homelessness on Children.
Rafferty, Yvonne; Shinn, Marybeth
American Psychologist, v46 n11 p1170-79 Nov 1991
Reviews community-based research on the effects of homelessness on children. Homeless children face threats to their future well-being resulting from health problems, hunger, poor nutrition, developmental delays, anxiety, depression, behavioral problems, and educational underachievement. Contributing factors may include inadequate shelter, instability, inadequate services, and barriers to accessing available services. (JB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue with title "Homelessness."