Examining the Psychological Sense of Community for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness Residing in Supported Housing Environments

@article{Townley2010ExaminingTP,
  title={Examining the Psychological Sense of Community for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness Residing in Supported Housing Environments},
  author={Greg Townley and Bret Kloos},
  journal={Community Mental Health Journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={47},
  pages={436-446}
}
The psychological sense of community is an important aspect of community life; yet, it remains largely unexamined among individuals with serious mental illness (SMI). Sense of community represents the strength of bonding among community members; and this social phenomenon likely impacts the process by which individuals with SMI integrate into community life. The current study examined sense of community (SOC) for individuals with SMI by assessing the relationships between neighborhood… CONTINUE READING

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