Age differences among homeless individuals: adolescence through adulthood.

@article{Tompsett2009AgeDA,
  title={Age differences among homeless individuals: adolescence through adulthood.},
  author={Carolyn J Tompsett and Patrick J. Fowler and Paul A. Toro},
  journal={Journal of prevention & intervention in the community},
  year={2009},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={
          86-99
        }
}
  • Carolyn J Tompsett, Patrick J. Fowler, Paul A. Toro
  • Published in
    Journal of prevention…
    2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The present study examines differences between homeless adolescents, young adults, and older adults served by homeless shelters or food programs to inform service provision. Four homeless studies using the same sampling and measurement methods were pooled to permit comparisons across age groups. Results showed that homeless adolescents demonstrated greater resilience than younger and older adults. Adolescents reported the shortest duration of homelessness, lowest number of life stressors… CONTINUE READING

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