5064.0 Homelessness and Mental Health

Wednesday, November 7, 2007: 8:30 AM
At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) in this session will be able to identify and discuss a variety of issues related to mental health and homelessness.
Session Objectives: Leading researchers and policy experts will present new studies related to mental health and homelessness.

8:45 AM
Modeling Victimization and Depression in Homeless Persons with Severe Mental Illness
Brian Perron, MSSW, David E. Pollio, PhD and David Gillespie, PhD
9:00 AM
Gender Differences among First-Time Homeless Adults
Carol Caton, PhD, Deborah Hasin, PhD, Eustace Hsu, BA, Alan Felix, MD and Hunter L. McQuistion, MD
9:15 AM
Are homeless persons geographically “warehoused”? Examining the neighborhood context of homelessness
Ben Alexander-Eitzman, MSW, LCSW, PhD, David Pollio, PhD, Carol North, MD, MPE and Brian McKean

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Mental Health
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus

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