Adverse childhood experiences and related outcomes among adults experiencing homelessness: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

  title={Adverse childhood experiences and related outcomes among adults experiencing homelessness: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Michael Liu and Linh B. Luong and James Lachaud and Hanie Edalati and Aaron Reeves and Stephen W. Hwang},
  journal={The Lancet. Public health},

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