Homelessness: A National Perspective / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Distinguished contributors analyze the problem of homelessness from a clinical perspective, focusing on the major health problems found among the homeless, special populations within the homeless, and strategies for improvement and change.
Table of Contents
Background: Homelessness and the Housing Crisis; Leavitt. The Modern Pauper; Handler. Mental Health: Mental Health Services for the Homeless; Breakey. Health: Health Status and Access to Care for Homeless Persons; Jaheil. Alcohol: The Homeless Alcoholic; Schutt, Garrett. Special Populations: Homeless Veterans; Roth. Elderly and Homeless; Ladner. Homeless Women: Homeless Families; McChesney. Domestic Violence Survivors; Somers. Homeless Children and Adolescents: Homeless and Runaway Youth; M.J. Robertson. Stepping Stone; Perry, Avent. Strategies for Change: Litigation on Behalf of the Homeless; Blasi, Preis. Homeless But Not Helpless; Welch. Conclusion: A Final Word; M. Greenblatt, M.J. Robertson. 14 additional articles. Index.