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ERIC Number: EJ619686
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1063-4266
The Characteristics and Mental Health of Homeless Adolescents: Age and Gender Differences.
Cauce, Ana Mari; Paradise, Matthew; Ginzler, Joshua Aaron; Embry, Lara; Morgan, Charles J.; Lohr, Yvette; Theofelis, Jim
Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, v8 n4 p230-39 Win 2000
A sample of 364 homeless adolescents was interviewed about residential and family histories. Results indicate the youth came from generally troubled backgrounds and had elevated rates of psychiatric disorders. Boys' histories typically included physical abuse and girls' histories were more often marked by sexual abuse. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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