Factors in the psychological adjustment of homeless adolescent
males: The role of coping style.
The prevalence of, and problems associated with, sexual abuse (SA) have not been sufficiently researched in the homeless adolescent
Gender differences in homeless adolescent
behavior and sexual health practices as they relate to sexual victimization are underreported in the literature.
Incidence and prevalence of chlamydia, herpes, and viral hepatitis in a homeless adolescent
The aims of this doctoral dissertation study were to 1) explore the meaning of life for homeless adolescents
, 2) examine how these youth structure their lives and how society has helped create that structure, 3) describe the cultural norms and mores of street life, and 4) understand how social, economic, and political forces within mainstream culture may influence the formation of a homeless adolescent
The current results support previous findings in which homeless young people were found to be depressed (Hirst, 1989) and in which 43% of a long-term homeless adolescent
sample were severely depressed (Miner, 1991).
are considered emancipated minors,
HIV seroprevalence of over 8 percent was recently reported among the homeless population in San Francisco (Zolopa et al., 1994), 5 percent has been reported among homeless adolescents
in New York City (Stricoff et al., 1991), and 1 percent has been reported in a community sample of homeless African American men in Miami (Centers for Disease Control [CDC], 1991).
count on the school to be an extension of their families.
Correlates of resilience in homeless adolescents
. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 33, 33-40.
While continuity of care probably is important to nonhomeless youth and to homeless adults, it is likely to be even more essential for the provision of quality of care for homeless adolescents
The challenge of changing drug and sex risk behaviors of runaway and homeless adolescents
. Child Abuse & Neglect, 23, 1295-1306.