Becoming and remaining homeless: a qualitative investigation.

  title={Becoming and remaining homeless: a qualitative investigation.},
  author={T L Morrell-Bellai and Paula N. Goering and Katherine Boydell},
  journal={Issues in mental health nursing},
  volume={21 6},
This article reports the qualitative findings of a multimethod study of the homeless population in Toronto, Canada. The qualitative component sought to identify how people become homeless and why some individuals remain homeless for an extended period of time or cycle in and out of homelessness (the chronically homeless). In-depth, semistructured interviews were conducted with 29 homeless adults. The findings suggest that people both become and remain homeless due to a combination of macro… CONTINUE READING

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