ERIC Number: EJ583372
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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The Impact of Homelessness and Shelter Life on Family Relationships.
Lindsey, Elizabeth W.
Family Relations, v47 n3 p243-52 Jul 1998
Explores mothers' perceptions of how homelessness and shelter life affect their family relationships. Participants report increased closeness and interaction with their children, but disruption in disciplinary and provider/caretaker roles. Shelter conditions, mother's emotional state, child's emotional state, temperament, and behavior affect relationships. Recommendations for shelters are included. (Author/EMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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