homeless persons

Summary

Summary: Persons who have no permanent residence. The concept excludes nomadic peoples.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Mortality and causes of death among homeless women and men in Stockholm
    Ulla Beijer
    Karolinska Institute, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 39:121-7. 2011
  2. pmc The prevalence of mental disorders among the homeless in western countries: systematic review and meta-regression analysis
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 5:e225. 2008
  3. ncbi Randomized trial of the effects of housing assistance on the health and risk behaviors of homeless and unstably housed people living with HIV
    Richard J Wolitski
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton RD NE E 35, Atlanta, GA, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:493-503. 2010
  4. ncbi Psychiatric disorders and mortality among people in homeless shelters in Denmark: a nationwide register-based cohort study
    Sandra Feodor Nielsen
    Mental Health Centre Copenhagen and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Lancet 377:2205-14. 2011
  5. ncbi Decreasing psychiatric symptoms by increasing choice in services for adults with histories of homelessness
    Ronni Michelle Greenwood
    The City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 36:223-38. 2005
  6. ncbi Why housing?
    Angela A Aidala
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:1-6. 2007
  7. pmc Tuberculosis in London: the importance of homelessness, problem drug use and prison
    A Story
    Tuberculosis Section, Respiratory Diseases Department, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London NW9 5EQ, UK
    Thorax 62:667-71. 2007
  8. pmc The unmet health care needs of homeless adults: a national study
    Travis P Baggett
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1326-33. 2010
  9. ncbi Health care and public service use and costs before and after provision of housing for chronically homeless persons with severe alcohol problems
    Mary E Larimer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    JAMA 301:1349-57. 2009
  10. ncbi Mortality among homeless people with schizophrenia in Sydney, Australia: a 10-year follow-up
    N C Babidge
    St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 103:105-10. 2001

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  1. ncbi Mortality and causes of death among homeless women and men in Stockholm
    Ulla Beijer
    Karolinska Institute, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 39:121-7. 2011
    ..To study the mortality and causes of death among homeless men and women in relation to the risk indicators, previous treatment for alcohol and drug abuse, previous treatment for mental disorders and non-Swedish citizenship...
  2. pmc The prevalence of mental disorders among the homeless in western countries: systematic review and meta-regression analysis
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 5:e225. 2008
    ..We undertook a systematic review of surveys of such disorders in homeless people...
  3. ncbi Randomized trial of the effects of housing assistance on the health and risk behaviors of homeless and unstably housed people living with HIV
    Richard J Wolitski
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton RD NE E 35, Atlanta, GA, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:493-503. 2010
    ..HOPWA rental assistance improves housing status and, in some cases, health outcomes of homeless and unstably housed people living with HIV/AIDS...
  4. ncbi Psychiatric disorders and mortality among people in homeless shelters in Denmark: a nationwide register-based cohort study
    Sandra Feodor Nielsen
    Mental Health Centre Copenhagen and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Lancet 377:2205-14. 2011
    ..We aimed to assess registered psychiatric disorders, mortality, and predictors of mortality in the homeless shelter population in Denmark...
  5. ncbi Decreasing psychiatric symptoms by increasing choice in services for adults with histories of homelessness
    Ronni Michelle Greenwood
    The City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 36:223-38. 2005
    ..The strong and inverse relationship between perceived choice and psychiatric symptoms supports expansion of programs that increase consumer choice, thereby enhancing mastery and decreasing psychiatric symptoms...
  6. ncbi Why housing?
    Angela A Aidala
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:1-6. 2007
    ..We introduce this supplement with a discussion of the "why" question...
  7. pmc Tuberculosis in London: the importance of homelessness, problem drug use and prison
    A Story
    Tuberculosis Section, Respiratory Diseases Department, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London NW9 5EQ, UK
    Thorax 62:667-71. 2007
    ..In the UK, TB is concentrated in subgroups of the population in large urban centres. The impact of homelessness, imprisonment and problem drug use on TB control in London is reviewed...
  8. pmc The unmet health care needs of homeless adults: a national study
    Travis P Baggett
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1326-33. 2010
    ..We assessed the prevalence and predictors of past-year unmet needs for 5 types of health care services in a national sample of homeless adults...
  9. ncbi Health care and public service use and costs before and after provision of housing for chronically homeless persons with severe alcohol problems
    Mary E Larimer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    JAMA 301:1349-57. 2009
    ..Chronically homeless individuals with severe alcohol problems often have multiple medical and psychiatric problems and use costly health and criminal justice services at high rates...
  10. ncbi Mortality among homeless people with schizophrenia in Sydney, Australia: a 10-year follow-up
    N C Babidge
    St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 103:105-10. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Homeless people in inner Sydney have death rates three to four times higher than people in the general population of New South Wales. Excess mortality was greatest for younger age groups...
  11. ncbi Effect of a housing and case management program on emergency department visits and hospitalizations among chronically ill homeless adults: a randomized trial
    Laura S Sadowski
    Collaborative Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Stroger Hospital of Cook County, 1900 W Polk St, Room 1606, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    JAMA 301:1771-8. 2009
    ..Homeless adults, especially those with chronic medical illnesses, are frequent users of costly medical services, especially emergency department and hospital services...
  12. pmc Substance use outcomes among homeless clients with serious mental illness: comparing Housing First with Treatment First programs
    Deborah K Padgett
    Silver School of Social Work, New York University, 1 Washington Square North, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Community Ment Health J 47:227-32. 2011
    ..Housing First's positive impact is contrasted with the difficulties Treatment First programs have in retaining clients and helping them avoid substance use and possible relapse...
  13. ncbi The health and housing in transition study: a longitudinal study of the health of homeless and vulnerably housed adults in three Canadian cities
    Stephen W Hwang
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8, Canada
    Int J Public Health 56:609-23. 2011
    ..This paper discusses the HHiT study methodological recruitment strategies and follow-up procedures, including a discussion of the limitations and challenges experienced to date...
  14. pmc Social determinants and the health of drug users: socioeconomic status, homelessness, and incarceration
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 10029 5293, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:S135-45. 2002
    ..This article reviews the evidence on the adverse health consequences of low socioeconomic status, homelessness, and incarceration among drug users...
  15. pmc 10 year follow up study of mortality among users of hostels for homeless people in Copenhagen
    Merete Nordentoft
    Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Hospital, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    BMJ 327:81. 2003
    ..To investigate mortality among users of hostels for homeless people in Copenhagen, and to identify predictors of death such as conditions during upbringing, mental illness, and misuse of alcohol and drugs...
  16. ncbi Prevalence and predictors of food insecurity among low-income households in Los Angeles County
    Bruce W Furness
    Preventive Medicine Residency, DAPHT EPO CDC, 717 14th Street NW, Suite 950, Box 14, Washington, DC 20005, USA
    Public Health Nutr 7:791-4. 2004
    ..To assess the prevalence and identify the predictors of food insecurity among households in Los Angeles County with incomes below 300% of the federal poverty level...
  17. pmc Housing stability and recovery among chronically homeless persons with co-occuring disorders in Washington, DC
    Sam Tsemberis
    Pathways to Housing, Inc, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:13-6. 2012
    ..This approach shows strong support for first providing a permanently supported housing solution for chronically homeless and severely disabled individuals in need of housing and treatment of co-occurring disorders...
  18. pmc Mortality among homeless adults in Boston: shifts in causes of death over a 15-year period
    Travis P Baggett
    General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:189-95. 2013
    b>Homeless persons experience excess mortality, but US-based studies on this topic are outdated or lack information about causes of death. To our knowledge, no studies have examined shifts in causes of death for this population over time.
  19. pmc Basic subsistence needs and overall health among human immunodeficiency virus-infected homeless and unstably housed women
    Elise D Riley
    University of California at San Francisco, UCSF Box 0874, San Francisco, CA 94143 0874, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:515-22. 2011
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  20. ncbi How are homeless people treated in the healthcare system and other societal institutions? Study of their experiences and trust
    Robert Irestig
    Department of Community Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 38:225-31. 2010
    ..To elucidate the perceived treatment that the homeless have received from the healthcare and other societal organisations and to present homeless persons' trust in the healthcare system and suggestions of necessary changes for improving it.
  21. pmc Drug problems among homeless individuals in Toronto, Canada: prevalence, drugs of choice, and relation to health status
    Michelle N Grinman
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St, Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:94. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and characteristics of drug use among a representative sample of homeless individuals and to examine the association between drug problems and physical and mental health status...
  22. pmc Hepatitis C virus infection in San Francisco's HIV-infected urban poor
    Christopher S Hall
    Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:357-65. 2004
    ..To measure Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) prevalence, incidence, and initiation of HCV therapy in a representative HIV-infected cohort of the urban poor...
  23. pmc Housing First, consumer choice, and harm reduction for homeless individuals with a dual diagnosis
    Sam Tsemberis
    Pathways to Housing, Inc, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:651-6. 2004
    ..We examined the longitudinal effects of a Housing First program for homeless, mentally ill individuals' on those individuals' consumer choice, housing stability, substance use, treatment utilization, and psychiatric symptoms...
  24. pmc Risk factors for hepatitis C virus infection among homeless adults
    Adeline M Nyamathi
    University of California at Los Angeles, Factor Building Room 2 250, Box 95170, 2 Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:134-43. 2002
    ..To describe the prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in a sample of homeless and impoverished adults and examine risk factors for HCV infection in the overall sample and as a function of injection drug use...
  25. ncbi Violence, homelessness, and HIV risk among crack-using African-American women
    Wendee M Wechsberg
    Substance Abuse Treatment Formulations and Interventions, Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 2194, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 38:669-700. 2003
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  26. ncbi Mortality among men using homeless shelters in Toronto, Ontario
    S W Hwang
    FK Morrow Inner City Health Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 283:2152-7. 2000
    b>Homeless persons in US cities have high mortality rates. However, few comparison data exist for death rates among homeless persons in other developed countries.
  27. ncbi From contact investigation to tuberculosis screening of drug addicts and homeless persons in Rotterdam
    Gerard De Vries
    Department of Tuberculosis Control, Municipal Health Service Rotterdam, PO Box 70032, 3000 LP Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 16:133-6. 2006
    ..2001 there were indications that tuberculosis (TB) was increasingly becoming a problem among drug addicts and homeless persons in Rotterdam, after a periodical screening was discontinued in 1997...
  28. pmc Universal health insurance and health care access for homeless persons
    Stephen W Hwang
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 100:1454-61. 2010
    ..We examined the extent of unmet needs and barriers to accessing health care among homeless people within a universal health insurance system...
  29. ncbi Housing need, housing assistance, and connection to HIV medical care
    Angela A Aidala
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:101-15. 2007
    ..Findings provide strong evidence that housing needs are a significant barrier to consistent, appropriate HIV medical care, and that receipt of housing assistance has an independent, direct impact on improved medical care outcomes...
  30. pmc Smoking cessation in a homeless population: there is a will, but is there a way?
    Sharon E Connor
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, PA 15213, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:369-72. 2002
    ..preferences for smoking cessation treatments among a sample of 236 homeless adults attending 9 sites serving homeless persons (mean age 41.8 years; 73% male)...
  31. ncbi Factors associated with the health care utilization of homeless persons
    M B Kushel
    Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, Box 0936, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    JAMA 285:200-6. 2001
    b>Homeless persons face numerous barriers to receiving health care and have high rates of illness and disability. Factors associated with health care utilization by homeless persons have not been explored from a national perspective.
  32. pmc Mortality among residents of shelters, rooming houses, and hotels in Canada: 11 year follow-up study
    Stephen W Hwang
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMJ 339:b4036. 2009
    ..To examine mortality in a representative nationwide sample of homeless and marginally housed people living in shelters, rooming houses, and hotels...
  33. pmc Gender disparities in HIV health care utilization among the severely disadvantaged: can we determine the reasons?
    Nancy L Sohler
    Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education of the City College of New York, Department of Community Health and Social Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:775-83. 2009
    ..Development of intervention strategies that specifically target severely disadvantaged women's HIV health care utilization is in great need...
  34. pmc Efficacy of a woman-focused intervention to reduce HIV risk and increase self-sufficiency among African American crack abusers
    Wendee M Wechsberg
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1165-73. 2004
    ..This study compares 3- and 6-month outcomes of a woman-focused HIV intervention for crack abusers, a revised National Institute on Drug Abuse standard intervention, and a control group...
  35. pmc Housing first for homeless persons with active addiction: are we overreaching?
    Stefan G Kertesz
    Center for Surgical, Medical Acute Care Research and Transitions at the Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Milbank Q 87:495-534. 2009
    ..One nationally prominent approach, Housing First, offers early access to permanent housing without requiring completion of treatment or, for clients with addiction, proof of sobriety...
  36. pmc Emergency department use among the homeless and marginally housed: results from a community-based study
    Margot B Kushel
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California at San Francisco San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, Calif 94143, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:778-84. 2002
    ..This study examined factors associated with emergency department use among homeless and marginally housed persons...
  37. pmc Health status, health care use, medication use, and medication adherence among homeless and housed people living with HIV/AIDS
    Daniel P Kidder
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2238-45. 2007
    ..We sought to compare health status, health care use, HIV anti-retroviral medication use, and HIV medication adherence among homeless and housed people with HIV/AIDS...
  38. pmc Factors associated with use of urban emergency departments by the U.S. homeless population
    Bon S Ku
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:398-405. 2010
    ..Homeless individuals frequently use emergency departments (EDs), but previous studies have investigated local rather than national ED utilization rates. This study sought to characterize homeless people who visited urban EDs across the U.S...
  39. ncbi Schizophrenia in homeless persons: a systematic review of the literature
    D Folsom
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 105:404-13. 2002
    This article systematically reviews studies of prevalence of schizophrenia in homeless persons.
  40. pmc Mobile phone technology: a new paradigm for the prevention, treatment, and research of the non-sheltered "street" homeless?
    Karin M Eyrich-Garg
    School of Social Work, College of Health Professions and Social Work, Temple University, 1301 Cecil B Moore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    J Urban Health 87:365-80. 2010
    ..Finally, this technology could also be used by researchers to collect data with this transient population...
  41. ncbi Health inequalities and homelessness: considering material, spatial and relational dimensions
    Darrin Hodgetts
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
    J Health Psychol 12:709-25. 2007
    ..We highlight the relevance of embodied deprivation for a health psychology that is responsive to the ways in which social inequalities can get under the skin of homeless people and manifest as health disparities...
  42. pmc Bartonella quintana in body lice and head lice from homeless persons, San Francisco, California, USA
    Denise L Bonilla
    California Department of Public Health, Vector Borne Disease Section, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:912-5. 2009
    ..quintana strain Fuller. Further work is needed to examine how homeless persons acquire lice and determine the risk for illness to persons infested with B. quintana-infected lice.
  43. pmc Design and validation of the Health Professionals' Attitudes Toward the Homeless Inventory (HPATHI)
    David S Buck
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Med Educ 5:2. 2005
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  44. pmc Access to sterile syringes through San Francisco pharmacies and the association with HIV risk behavior among injection drug users
    Elise D Riley
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 87:534-42. 2010
    ..The sample of 105 persons included a high proportion of men (67%), people of color (49%), and homeless persons (71%)...
  45. ncbi Sexually transmitted infections among urban shelter clients
    Diane M Grimley
    Department of Health Behavior, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue S, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:666-9. 2006
    ..One contributor to this persistent problem is pockets of infection among persons who may not have regular access to health care, a group that includes those who seek services at shelters...
  46. pmc Health care of homeless veterans
    THOMAS P O'TOOLE
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:929-33. 2003
    ..They were also significantly more likely to access shelter clinics compared with veterans without this need. Homeless veterans continue to have substantial health issues. Active outreach is needed for those lacking access to VA services...
  47. ncbi HIV testing and receipt of test results among homeless persons with serious mental illness
    Mayur M Desai
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, NEPEC 182, 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:2287-94. 2004
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  48. pmc Latent tuberculosis and active tuberculosis disease rates among the homeless, New York, New York, USA, 1992-2006
    John M McAdam
    St Vincent s Hospital, Manhattan, New York, New York 10011, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1109-11. 2009
    ..a retrospective study to examine trends in latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) and TB disease rates among homeless persons in shelters in New York, NY, 1992-2006...
  49. ncbi No door to lock: victimization among homeless and marginally housed persons
    Margot B Kushel
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:2492-9. 2003
    b>Homeless persons experience high rates of sexual and physical assault; homeless women are thought to be at highest risk...
  50. ncbi Type of social support among homeless women: its impact on psychosocial resources, health and health behaviors, and use of health services
    A Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California at Los Angeles, 90095 6918, USA
    Nurs Res 49:318-26. 2000
    ..Information about whether specific types of support are associated with poor psychosocial profiles, health behaviors, and positive use of medical care is critical for identifying homeless women at highest risk for negative outcomes...
  51. ncbi Medication adherence among homeless patients: a pilot study of cell phone effectiveness
    Charon Burda
    University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 24:675-81. 2012
    ..We examined the feasibility of using cell phones to monitor medication adherence among homeless participants and collected data for research purposes...
  52. ncbi Residential mobility among patients admitted to acute psychiatric wards
    Alex D Tulloch
    King s College London, King s Health Partners, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Health Place 17:859-66. 2011
    ..Unadjusted effects of gender, marital status and previous service use were mediated by homelessness. Possible mechanisms for the associations with homelessness and younger age are discussed...
  53. pmc Access to primary health care among homeless adults in Toronto, Canada: results from the Street Health survey
    Erika Khandor
    Toronto Public Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Open Med 5:e94-e103. 2011
    ..We investigated access to primary health care among a representative sample of homeless adults in Toronto, Canada...
  54. ncbi Food, shelter and safety needs motivating homeless persons' visits to an urban emergency department
    Robert M Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 53:598-602. 2009
    We determine whether homeless persons present to the emergency department (ED) for food, shelter, and safety and whether the availability of alternative sites for provision of these needs might decrease their ED presentations.
  55. ncbi Medicalizing homelessness: the production of self-blame and self-governing within homeless shelters
    V Lyon-Callo
    Department of Anthropology, Western Michigan University, USA
    Med Anthropol Q 14:328-45. 2000
    ..Treatment focuses on reforming and governing the self. Alternative discourses suggesting the need for practices challenging broader political economic processes are thus marginalized as peripheral and unreasonable...
  56. ncbi The impact of a police drug crackdown on drug injectors' ability to practice harm reduction: a qualitative study
    Hannah Cooper
    Medical Health and Research Institution National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York 10010, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:673-84. 2005
    ..Possible strategies include improving access to treatment and establishing safe injection spaces...
  57. ncbi The effectiveness of assertive community treatment for homeless populations with severe mental illness: a meta-analysis
    Craig M Coldwell
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Center for Evalative and Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:393-9. 2007
    The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of assertive community treatment in the rehabilitation of homeless persons with severe mental illness using a meta-analysis.
  58. ncbi Use of isoniazid for latent tuberculosis infection in a public health clinic
    Philip A Lobue
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Field Services Branch, P O Box 85222, Mail Stop P511D, San Diego, CA 92186 5222, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:443-7. 2003
    ..In summary, we conclude that in our clinic population isoniazid is a safe therapy for latent tuberculosis, but its effectiveness is limited by modest completion rates...
  59. ncbi Incidence and risk factors for pulmonary tuberculosis among the poor in the northern region of Poland
    J Romaszko
    Niepubliczny Zakład Opieki Zdrowotnej NZOZ Pantamed Ltd, Olsztyn, Poland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:430-5. 2008
    ..Identification of such risk groups should be the basis for prevention programmes aimed at containing the spread of the disease...
  60. ncbi Outcomes of contact investigation among homeless persons with infectious tuberculosis
    L W H Yun
    TB Clinic, Denver Health and Hospital, Denver, Colorado 80204 4507, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:S405-11. 2003
    ..Homelessness is an important risk factor for tuberculosis (TB). Health departments often fail to identify contacts for homeless TB cases, but little else is known about the outcome of contact investigations for these cases...
  61. ncbi Supportive housing approaches in the Collaborative Initiative to Help End Chronic Homelessness (CICH)
    Marilyn Kresky-Wolff
    The CDM Group, Inc, 7500 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 37:213-25. 2010
    ..The authors discuss the lessons reported by sites that were associated with housing configuration, type of lease, and role of property personnel...
  62. ncbi Risk factors for homelessness among women veterans
    Donna L Washington
    Health and Equity at the VA Greater Los Angeles Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center of Excellence, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:82-91. 2010
    ..Women veterans are three to four times more likely than non-veteran women to become homeless. However, their risk factors for homelessness have not been defined...
  63. pmc How can health services effectively meet the health needs of homeless people?
    Nat M J Wright
    Leeds Community Drug Treatment Services, Leeds, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 56:286-93. 2006
    ..Despite this, they often have problems in obtaining suitable health care...
  64. ncbi Tuberculosis among drug users and homeless persons: impact of voluntary X-ray investigation on active case finding
    U Goetsch
    Department of Health, Department of Infectious Diseases, Health Protection Authority, City of Frankfurt am Main, Breite Gasse 28, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Infection 40:389-95. 2012
    ..Illicit drug use and homelessness are major contributors to the incidence of tuberculosis (TB) among inhabitants of major cities...
  65. pmc Effects of sustained abstinence among treated substance-abusing homeless persons on housing and employment
    Jesse B Milby
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, CH 201, 1530 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:913-8. 2010
    We examined whether cocaine-dependent homeless persons had stable housing and were employed 6, 12, and 18 months after they entered a randomized controlled trial comparing 2 treatments.
  66. pmc Tuberculosis infection among homeless persons and caregivers in a high-tuberculosis-prevalence area in Japan: a cross-sectional study
    Takahiro Tabuchi
    Public Health, Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita Shi, Osaka, Japan
    BMC Infect Dis 11:22. 2011
    Tuberculosis (TB) is a major public health problem. The Airin district of Osaka City has a large population of homeless persons and caregivers and is estimated to be the largest TB-endemic area in the intermediate-prevalence country, ..
  67. ncbi Neuropsychological functioning of homeless men
    Cindy Solliday-McRoy
    Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:471-8. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that the homeless men in this study had considerable assessment and treatment needs that were not being met by most of the health and social services offered to them...
  68. pmc Residential status as a risk factor for drug use and HIV risk among young men who have sex with men
    Michele D Kipke
    Community, Health Outcomes, and Intervention Research Program, The Saban Research Institute, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:56-69. 2007
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  69. ncbi Physical diseases among homeless people: gender differences and comparisons with the general population
    Ulla Beijer
    Karolinska Institute, Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 37:93-100. 2009
    ..To study morbidity amongst homeless men and women by comparing prevalence of hospital care for somatic diseases and injuries with a control group of men and women from the general population...
  70. ncbi Access to primary care for homeless veterans with serious mental illness or substance abuse: a follow-up evaluation of co-located primary care and homeless social services
    James McGuire
    Department of Veterans Affairs Northeast Program Evaluation Center NEPEC, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 36:255-64. 2009
    ..Further research is needed to determine generalizability and longer term effects...
  71. ncbi Comparison of homeless veterans with other homeless men in a large clinical outreach program
    Richard Tessler
    University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 240 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003 9278, USA
    Psychiatr Q 73:109-19. 2002
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  72. ncbi Access to housing as a structural intervention for homeless and unstably housed people living with HIV: rationale, methods, and implementation of the housing and health study
    Daniel P Kidder
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:149-61. 2007
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  73. pmc Shelter-based managed alcohol administration to chronically homeless people addicted to alcohol
    Tiina Podymow
    Inner City Health Project, University of Ottawa, and the Department of Medicine, Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ont
    CMAJ 174:45-9. 2006
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  74. pmc Homeless people's perceptions of welcomeness and unwelcomeness in healthcare encounters
    Chuck K Wen
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1011-7. 2007
    ..Homeless people face many barriers to obtaining health care, and their attitudes toward seeking health care services may be shaped in part by previous encounters with health care providers...
  75. ncbi Poverty, unstable housing, and HIV infection among women living in the United States
    Elise D Riley
    University of California at San Francisco, UCSF Box 1372, Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, San Francisco, CA 94143 1372, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 4:181-6. 2007
    ..Suggestions for service provision are offered with the understanding that providers may have limited time and expertise to meet the entire array of needs for impoverished women...
  76. pmc Cross-jurisdictional transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Maryland and Washington, D C, 1996-2000, linked to the homeless
    Monica Lathan
    Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1249-51. 2002
    ..C., homeless shelter. Molecular epidemiology defined the extent of this large, cross-jurisdictional outbreak...
  77. ncbi The impact of chronic hepatitis C on health-related quality of life in homeless and marginally housed individuals with HIV
    Judith I Tsui
    San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 94121, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:603-10. 2007
    ..These results suggest that co-infection with HCV may have an adverse effect on HRQOL among homeless and marginally housed individuals with HIV...
  78. pmc Homelessness and HIV risk behaviors among injection drug users
    Stephen Metraux
    Graduate Program in Health Policy, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, 600 South 43rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4495, USA
    J Urban Health 81:618-29. 2004
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  79. ncbi Working across boundaries to improve health outcomes: a case study of a housing support and outreach service for homeless people living with HIV
    Ailsa Cameron
    School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, Bristol
    Health Soc Care Community 17:388-95. 2009
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  80. pmc Multidimensional social support and the health of homeless individuals
    Stephen W Hwang
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Urban Health 86:791-803. 2009
    ..g., social capital) and their influence on the health of homeless individuals...
  81. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of integrated versus parallel housing services for homeless adults with severe mental illness
    Gregory J McHugo
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, New Hampshire Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    Schizophr Bull 30:969-82. 2004
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  82. pmc Health care for homeless women
    Joy H Lewis
    University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:921-8. 2003
    ..This study determines how much perceived unmet need for medical care there is among homeless women, what homeless women perceive to be barriers to health care, and how barriers and other factors are associated with unmet needs...
  83. pmc The health of homeless immigrants
    S Chiu
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:943-8. 2009
    ..This study examined the association between immigrant status and current health in a representative sample of 1189 homeless people in Toronto, Canada...
  84. pmc The co-occurrence of AIDS and homelessness: results from the integration of administrative databases for AIDS surveillance and public shelter utilisation in Philadelphia
    D P Culhane
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:515-20. 2001
    ..Administrative databases from the City of Philadelphia that track public shelter utilisation (n=44 337) and AIDS case reporting (n=7749) were merged to identify rates and risk factors for co-occurring homelessness and AIDS...
  85. ncbi Sexual risk among impoverished women: understanding the role of housing status
    Suzanne L Wenzel
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:9-20. 2007
    ..Findings provide further evidence that interventions should address a multifaceted context of HIV risk for impoverished women...
  86. pmc Latent tuberculosis among persons at risk for infection with HIV, Tijuana, Mexico
    Richard S Garfein
    University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:757-63. 2010
    ..Therefore, we recruited injection drug users, noninjection drug users, female sex workers, and homeless persons for a study involving risk assessment, rapid HIV testing, and TB screening...
  87. ncbi Outbreak of tuberculosis among homeless persons coinfected with human immunodeficiency virus
    Peter D McElroy
    Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:1305-12. 2003
    ..Earlier recognition of this shelter as a site of M. tuberculosis transmission could have been facilitated through innovative approaches to contact investigation and through genetic typing of isolates...
  88. ncbi Treating homeless clients with severe mental illness and substance use disorders: costs and outcomes
    Gary A Morse
    Community Alternatives, St Louis, MO, USA
    Community Ment Health J 42:377-404. 2006
    ..The average total costs associated with the IACT and Control conditions were significantly less than the average total costs for the ACTO condition...
  89. ncbi Consumer preference programs for individuals who are homeless and have psychiatric disabilities: a drop-in center and a supported housing program
    Sam J Tsemberis
    Pathways to Housing, Inc, New York, New York 10027, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 32:305-17. 2003
    ..Groups in this study did not differ on substance abuse or psychosocial outcomes...
  90. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of two treatment programs for homeless adults with latent tuberculosis infection
    A M Nyamathi
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, Room 2 250, Factor Building, Box 951720, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:775-82. 2006
    ..Few studies have examined strategies for optimizing adherence to latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) treatment programs in homeless populations...
  91. ncbi Risk of HIV infection but not other sexually transmitted diseases is lower among homeless Muslim men in Kolkata
    Arunansu Talukdar
    Calcutta National Medical College, Calcutta, India
    AIDS 21:2231-5. 2007
    ..To compare the risk of HIV and sexually transmitted diseases (STD) among homeless Muslim (circumcised) and Hindu (uncircumcised) men in Kolkata, India...
  92. pmc Risk of death among homeless women: a cohort study and review of the literature
    Angela M Cheung
    Women s Health Program, University Health Network, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 170:1243-7. 2004
    ..We also compare our results with those of other published studies of homeless women and with data for women in the general population...
  93. ncbi The epidemiology of the homeless population and its impact on an urban emergency department
    J D'Amore
    New York University Bellevue Department of Emergency Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 8:1051-5. 2001
    ..To characterize the homeless adult population of an urban emergency department (ED) and study the medical, psychiatric, and social factors that contribute to homelessness...
  94. pmc Pillbox organizers are associated with improved adherence to HIV antiretroviral therapy and viral suppression: a marginal structural model analysis
    Maya L Petersen
    Division of Biostatistics, University of California at Berkeley School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:908-15. 2007
    ..Pillbox organizers are inexpensive and easily used; however, their effect on adherence to antiretroviral medications is unknown...
  95. ncbi The effects of housing status on health-related outcomes in people living with HIV: a systematic review of the literature
    Chad A Leaver
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    AIDS Behav 11:85-100. 2007
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  96. ncbi Impact of mobile radiographic screening on tuberculosis among drug users and homeless persons
    Gerard De Vries
    Department of Tuberculosis Control, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam Rijnmond, P O Box 70032, 3000 LP Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:201-7. 2007
    In 2002, a mobile radiographic screening program was started in Rotterdam to respond to high rates of tuberculosis (TB) among illicit drug users and homeless persons.
  97. ncbi HIV, homelessness, and public health: critical issues and a call for increased action
    Richard J Wolitski
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:167-71. 2007
    ..Such efforts, however, may have significant effects on the individuals and communities most affected by HIV/AIDS...
  98. ncbi Case management is associated with improved antiretroviral adherence and CD4+ cell counts in homeless and marginally housed individuals with HIV infection
    M B Kushel
    Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco 94143 1372, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:234-42. 2006
    ..Our goal was to determine whether CM is associated with reduced acute medical care use and improved biological outcomes in homeless and marginally housed persons with HIV infection...
  99. ncbi Provider assessment of adherence to HIV antiretroviral therapy
    D R Bangsberg
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases and the Positive Health Program, San Francisco General Hospital University of California, San Francisco UCSF 94110, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 26:435-42. 2001
    ..Adherence assessment is an essential component of monitoring HIV antiretroviral therapy. Prior studies suggest that medical providers frequently estimate individual patient adherence inaccurately...
  100. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of supported housing for homeless persons with mental illness
    Robert Rosenheck
    Veterans Affairs Northeast Program Evaluation Center West Haven and Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:940-51. 2003
    ..In 1992, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) established the HUD-VA Supported Housing (HUD-VASH) program...
  101. ncbi Tenant outcomes in supported housing and community residences in New York City
    Carole E Siegel
    Statistical Sciences and Services Research Division, Nathan S Kline Institute, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, New York 10962, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:982-91. 2006
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Research Grants63

  1. Payees, Disability Payments and Dual Diagnosis
    Marc Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..community agencies in 18 locations in 9 different states provided Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) to homeless persons with severe mental illness. Most of the 7229 participants had concomitant substance abuse disorders...
  2. Qualitative Study of Mental Health Recovery in Dual Diagnosed Homeless
    DEBORAH KAY PADGETT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..For 'dual diagnosed'homeless persons, paths to recovery are even less described or understood despite the fact that they incur disproportionately ..
  3. Health Promotion Coaching/Vaccine for Homeless Parolees
    Adeline M Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our recent data also revealed homeless persons least likely to complete a HAV/HBV vaccine series were young (<40), and were men who had been discharged ..
  4. HBV Prevention for Homeless at Risk for HBV/HCV/HIV
    Adeline M Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Homeless persons least likely to complete the vaccine series were young (<40), and were men having sex with men (MSM);a ..
  5. Addressing Tobacco Use in a Homeless Population
    Travis P Baggett; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the PI as an expert in tobacco use among homeless individuals and enhance his ability to conduct patient-oriented research as an independent investigator focusing on this and other high-risk health behaviors in homeless persons.
  6. Training in Social Epidemiology Methods in Research on Homeless Mental Health
    MITSUAKI ANDREW TOMITA; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..with severe and persistent mental illness and the course and outcome of mental illness among chronically homeless persons. Specifically, the candidate will (2) study how different types of social experiences such as social ..
  7. Testing longitudinal models of substance abuse recovery mechanisms among homeless
    Heather M Gray; Fiscal Year: 2011
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Substance use disorders are a pervasive health problem for homeless persons. Among this population, substance use disorders not only create psychological suffering and a serious public health burden;..
  8. Enhancing Housing First Programs with a Social Network Substance Use intervention
    DAVID PATRICK KENNEDY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..There is some evidence that providing housing rapidly to chronically homeless persons--along with support--helps to reduce substance use and HIV risk behaviors in the short term because ..
  9. TRANSITIONAL VS PERMANENT HOUSING FOR HOMELESS CMI
    Janet Ford; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Outreach efforts will be made to shelters and services for homeless persons: proposed study N=120 clients...
  10. PUBLIC SECTOR COSTS FOR HOMELESS ALCOHOLICS
    Paul Koegel; Fiscal Year: 2000
    b>Homeless persons with alcohol and other drug (AOD) disorders face multiple problems that go beyond their AOD use including extreme poverty, unmet subsistence and housing needs, poor social support, comorbid mental illness, poor physical ..
  11. COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES FOR DUALLY DIAGNOSED HOMELESS
    Laura Blankertz; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Its purpose is to reduce/eliminate substance abuse, improve mental and physical health of homeless persons, and to provide them with the social and vocational skills necessary for independent living...
  12. COMMUNITY REINFORCEMENT APPROACH WITH THE HOMELESS
    Jane Smith; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Pretreatment predictor variables of differential outcomes also will be identified, permitting future matching of homeless persons to a CRA program.
  13. REAL TIME ASSESSMENT OF CRACK COCAINE RELAPSE RISK
    LEA PULLEY; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..proposes to inititate a program of research for a new investigator interested in preventing relapse in homeless persons with cocaine use (primarily crack cocaine) disorders...
  14. BALTIMORE PROGRAM FOR THE HOMELESS MENTALLY ILL
    Anthony Lehman; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..university-based research program on severe mental illness to achieve a better understanding of how to serve homeless persons with severe mental illness (HSMI)...
  15. PHYSICAL HEALTH AND MEDICAL CARE IN A HOMELESS COHORT
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The results will yield a better understanding of factors that facilitate or hinder medical treatment among homeless persons and how to develop effective interventions to address their medical treatment needs...
  16. Serving Homeless Welfare Clients With ADM Problems
    Laura Schmidt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    We are submitting this proposal in response to PA-02-150, "Services and Intervention Research with Homeless Persons Having Alcohol, Drug Abuse, or Mental (ADM) Disorders...
  17. TB/HIV RISK REDUCTION WITH HOMELESS AND DRUG ADDICTED
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  18. Alcohol Use Reduction in Methadone Individuals with HCV
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. Community-Based Approach to Designing an AIDS Program for HIV+ Mothers in India
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These findings will lead to future funding to actually develop and test a newly designed program. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. HIV AND DRUG USE AMONG THE HOMELESS IN SAN FRANCISO
    Andrew Moss; Fiscal Year: 1993
    b>Homeless persons in San Francisco are at very high risk for HIV infection via intravenous drug use, and also for tuberculosis, syphilis and mental illness...
  21. Examining Provider-Consumer Service Interactions
    Victoria Stanhope; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..will examine how coercion operates within the context of Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) services for homeless persons with SMI...
  22. Homeless Persons' Use of Addiction Treatment Services
    Stefan Kertesz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..D. is an academic physician in general internal medicine with five years of clinical experience caring for homeless persons addicted to drugs and alcohol, and drug abuse research training experience...
  23. HIV Prevention Among SMI in Transitional Housing
    Kathleen Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..will identify a community-level intervention for reducing and maintaining HIV risk reduction among formerly homeless persons with SMI or DD living in THPS...
  24. Improving Health Care Outcomes Among the Homeless
    Margot Kushel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..to gain the tools necessary to become a leader in health services research and health care policy of homeless persons. Building on her training in primary care internal medicine and clinical epidemiology, the applicant proposes ..
  25. Homelessness & End of Life Care
    John Song; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..End of life (EOL) care for homeless persons requires attention in our effort to transform the culture of dying in the U.S. for many reasons...
  26. Health care utilitzation in homeless people
    Stephen Hwang; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Findings will be relevant to health care providers, insurers, and others who share a responsibility for improving the health of Americans who are homeless. ..
  27. PREVENTION FOR IMPOVERISHED YOUNG WOMEN IN SHELTERS
    Suzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Homeless Women with PTSD
    Suzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. ALCOHOL USE AND HIV RISK AMONG IMPOVERISHED WOMEN
    Joan Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  30. RESIDENTIAL STATUS, DRUG USE, HEALTH AMONG IMPOVERISHED WOMEN
    Suzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. Neglect and Abuse Histories Among Homeless Young Adults
    Kimberly Tyler; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Social Networks, HIV Risk Behaviors, and Homeless Youth
    Kimberly Tyler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In addition, we will conduct 40 in-depth qualitative interviews (i.e., approximately 13 per agency/city). [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. Intervention to Improve Expression of End of Life Preference for Homeless Persons
    John Song; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..There are reasons to believe that ADs and advance care planning have different utility and efficacy for homeless persons and are much desired in this population12-14...
  34. TREATMENT OUTCOME FOR RUNAWAY ADOLESCENTS
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The effectiveness of booster sessions in maintaining treatment gains will be examined, and an intensive engagement strategy will be employed. ..
  35. Evaluation of Treatments for Homeless Youth: CRA, MET and Case Management
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Information gained through this project may help address the gap in our understanding of how best to effectively intervene with a group at high risk for continuing health and psychological problems. ..
  36. Improving Varenicline Adherence and Outcome in Homeless Smokers
    Kolawole S Okuyemi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): One underserved group is the 4 million homeless persons in the US among whom cigarette smoking rate is an alarming 70% or more;these rates are 3 times higher than national average...
  37. Heterosexual HIV Risk Behavior in Homeless Men
    Suzanne L Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Participants in these discussions may Include, for example, representalives from AIOS Project L.A., The Black AIDS Institute, Shetter Partnership, and Common Ground. ..
  38. DRUGS USE, SOCIAL CONTEXT, AND HIV RISK IN HOMELESS YOUTH
    Joan S Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  39. SUSTAINING ABSTINENCE IN DUALLY DIAGNOSED HOMELESS
    JESSE MILBY; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abusers? It refines an ongoing innovative day treatment program for dually diagnosed, cocaine-abusing homeless persons, including work and housing interventions...
  40. INTERPERSONAL CONTEXT OF HIV RISK IN IMPOVERISHED WOMEN
    Joan Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. A Peer Support Intervention for Psychosis and Drug Use
    CAROL CATON; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. COST EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR DUALLY DIAGNOSED HOMELESS
    JESSE MILBY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    DESCRIPTION: (Applicant's Abstract) Substance abuse in homeless persons is associated with multiple health risks and presents daunting challenges to agencies providing services...
  43. DRUG USE AND COURSE OF HOMELESSNESS AMONG SINGLE ADULTS
    CAROL CATON; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Greater understanding of factors that determine the course of homelessness has implications for the development of prevention and early intervention strategies. ..
  44. SERVICE NEEDS IN EARLY PSYCHOSIS AND DRUG USE
    CAROL CATON; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Greater knowledge of the long-term course and outcome of these disorders may lead to more appropriate matches to treatment for substance use, and may uncover unmet needs for services. ..
  45. Addressing Light Smoking in African Americans
    Kolawole Okuyemi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The research may provide crucial information to advance our understanding of smoking and set the stage for further research in this understudied population of AA cigarette smokers. ..
  46. Social Control and Well-Being Among Older Adults
    Joan Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The ultimate goal of this line of research is to design effective and age-appropriate interventions that utilize social networks to encourage engagement in healthy behavior. ..
  47. Treatment Outcome with Runaway Adolescents II
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This project will also evaluate the cost-savings potential associated with each treatment intervention. ..
  48. HIV Risk Among Homeless Mothers
    CAROL CATON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study will inform the design of HIV risk behavior preventive interventions appropriate to the life circumstances of homeless mothers. ..
  49. Effects of Menthol on Bupropion Pharmacokinetics
    Kolawole Okuyemi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  50. Quality of Care in the Therapeutic Community
    Suzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  51. FAMILY THERAPY OUTCOME FOR RUNAWAY ADOLESCENTS
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Maintenance of treatment effects over time, as well as factors associated with treatment engagement and continuation, will be examined. ..
  52. DRUG ABUSE, VIOLENCE, AND HIV/AIDS IN IMPOVERISHED WOMEN
    Suzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  53. Community Integration of SMIs in Supportive Housing
    Y Wong; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Information collected from multiple sources will provide data to test hypotheses regarding the relationship between housing and service environments and community integration. ..
  54. Comparative Effectiveness of Comprehensive Care for Adults with SMI
    TODD PATRICK GILMER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and targeting specific interventions to reduce mental health disparities and to provide comprehensive care to homeless persons with SMI...
  55. Improving Health Habits: Self-Care Priorities
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results will inform efforts to plan a larger, more ambitious successor study involving multiple clinics. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  56. Non-Medical Prescription Drug Use Among High-Risk Youth
    Stephen E Lankenau; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....