Independent living skills and posttraumatic stress disorder in women who are homeless: implications for future practice.

@article{Davis1998IndependentLS,
  title={Independent living skills and posttraumatic stress disorder in women who are homeless: implications for future practice.},
  author={Joanne R Davis and Catherine J Kutter},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  year={1998},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={39-44}
}
OBJECTIVE Service delivery through community-based programs is the future of occupational therapy. This study examined independent living skills, traumatic experiences, and symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in a sample of women residing in a supportive housing program for women and families who are homeless in order to determine the needs of this population and the possible role of occupational therapy in such a community-based program. METHOD Twenty-four women residing in a… CONTINUE READING

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