Housing status as an independent predictor of functional capacity in patients with schizophrenia.

@article{Stergiopoulos2011HousingSA,
  title={Housing status as an independent predictor of functional capacity in patients with schizophrenia.},
  author={Vicky Stergiopoulos and Tara A. Burra and Sean B Rourke and Stephen W. Hwang},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={2011},
  volume={199 11},
  pages={854-60}
}
This study compared the functional capacity and neurocognitive status of homeless and housed adults with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder and examined whether housing status is an independent predictor of functional capacity. We examined 30 homeless individuals and 21 housed controls and matched for diagnosis, sex, and age. The participants, recruited from an acute psychiatric inpatient unit, completed a measure of psychiatric symptom severity, a neuropsychological test battery, and a… CONTINUE READING
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