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Mental disorder, subsistence strategies, and victimization among gay, lesbian, and bisexual homeless and runaway adolescents
This study compares participation in deviant subsistence strategies, street victimization, and lifetime prevalence of five mental disorders (conduct disorder, major depressive disorder,Expand
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A World of Standards but not a Standard World : Toward a Sociology of Standards and Standardization ∗
Standards and standardization aim to render the world equivalent across cultures, time, and geography. Standards are ubiquitous but underappreciated tools for regulating and organizing social life inExpand
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Social and emotional outcomes of childhood sexual abuse: A review of recent research
A total of 41 articles examined the social and emotional outcomes of childhood sexual abuse. The outcomes examined included suicide and substance use, gang involvement, pregnancy, running away,Expand
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The New Homelessness Revisited.
The 'new homelessness' has drawn sustained attention from scholars over the past three decades. Definitional inconsistencies and data limitations rendered early work during this period largelyExpand
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Social network characteristics and risky sexual and drug related behaviors among homeless young adults.
  • K. Tyler
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Social science research
  • 1 June 2008
Although research finds high rates of risky sexual and drug related behavior among homeless young people, little research had examined how the characteristics of their social networks encourage orExpand
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The Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Later Sexual Victimization among Runaway Youth.
Path analysis was used to investigate the impact of childhood sexual abuse on later sexual victimization among 372 homeless and runaway youth in Seattle. Young people were interviewed directly on theExpand
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Trading sex: Voluntary or coerced? The experiences of homeless youth
This study examined the circumstances surrounding a homeless youth's “decision “ to trade sex for food, money, shelter, or drugs. Forty homeless youth in 4 Midwestern states participated inExpand
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Risk Factors for Trading Sex among Homeless Young Adults
  • K. Tyler
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of sexual behavior
  • 1 April 2009
Although numerous homeless youth report trading sex, few studies have examined risk factors associated with trading sex and even fewer have employed multivariate analyses to examine thisExpand
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The Effects of Early Sexual Abuse on Later Sexual Victimization Among Female Homeless and Runaway Adolescents
Based on risk amplification and victimization theories, path analysis was used to investigate the effects of early sexual abuse on later sexual victimization among 361 female homeless and runawayExpand
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Perpetrators of early physical and sexual abuse among homeless and runaway adolescents.
OBJECTIVE To examine abuse specific variables among homeless and runaway adolescents and to look at perpetrators of childhood abuse. METHOD A total of 372 homeless and runaway adolescents wereExpand
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