Housing Choice and Control, Housing Quality, and Control over Professional Support as Contributors to the Subjective Quality of Life and Community Adaptation of People with Severe Mental Illness

@article{Nelson2006HousingCA,
  title={Housing Choice and Control, Housing Quality, and Control over Professional Support as Contributors to the Subjective Quality of Life and Community Adaptation of People with Severe Mental Illness},
  author={Geoffrey Nelson and John Sylvestre and Tim D. Aubry and Lindsey George and John Trainor},
  journal={Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={34},
  pages={89-100}
}
This research examined two premises of supported housing: (a) that consumer choice/control over housing and support and the quality of housing are important contributors to the subjective quality of life and adaptation to community living of people with mental illness, and (b) that apartments provide mental health consumers with more choice/control over housing and support than group living arrangements. To test these two hypotheses, we collected data from participants with mental illness… CONTINUE READING

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