Exploring the Experiences of Violence Among Individuals Who Are Homeless Using a Consumer-Led Approach

  title={Exploring the Experiences of Violence Among Individuals Who Are Homeless Using a Consumer-Led Approach},
  author={Molly Meinbresse and L. Brinkley-Rubinstein and Amy Grassette and J. Benson and C. Hall and R. Hamilton and M. Malott and D. Jenkins},
  journal={Violence and Victims},
  pages={122 - 136}
Homelessness increases vulnerability to violence victimization; however, the precise factors associated with victimization and injury are not clearly understood. Thus, this study explores the prevalence of and characteristics associated with violence victimization among homeless individuals by surveying approximately 500 individuals experiencing homelessness in 5 cities across the United States. Our findings reveal that nearly one-half of our sample reported experiencing violence and that… Expand
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