• Psychology
  • Published 2016

Social Support and Mental Health Among Homeless Youth: A Multi-Group SEM Model of Non-LGBT*, LGB, and Trans* Youth in Metro-Atlanta

@inproceedings{Justice2016SocialSA,
  title={Social Support and Mental Health Among Homeless Youth: A Multi-Group SEM Model of Non-LGBT*, LGB, and Trans* Youth in Metro-Atlanta},
  author={Morgan Justice},
  year={2016}
}
LGBT* youth are over-represented among homeless youth and they face unique circumstances from their non-LGBT* homeless peers, such as increased risks of psychological distress (Fredriksen-Goldsen et al. 2014). Through multi-group, structural equation modeling, I compare the effects of time homeless on mental health outcomes (e.g., psychological distress) as measured by the Kessler 6 (K6) scale mediated by social support across non-LGBT*, LGB, and trans* groups. Findings indicate that social… CONTINUE READING

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