Factors associated with trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder among homeless youth in three U.S. cities: the importance of transience.

@article{Bender2010FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder among homeless youth in three U.S. cities: the importance of transience.},
  author={Kimberly Ann Bender and Kristin M. Ferguson and Sanna J. Thompson and Chelsea Komlo and David E. Pollio},
  journal={Journal of traumatic stress},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={161-8}
}
Homeless youth experience disproportionately high rates of trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This study examined correlates of trauma and PTSD among homeless youth with a focus on the impact of homeless culture, substance addiction, and mental health challenges. Homeless youth (N = 146) from Los Angeles, California, Denver, Colorado, and St… CONTINUE READING