Tenure in supportive housing for homeless persons with severe mental illness.

@article{Lipton2000TenureIS,
  title={Tenure in supportive housing for homeless persons with severe mental illness.},
  author={F R Lipton and Carole Siegel and Ailish Hannigan and Judith Samuels and Sheryl Baker},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2000},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={479-86}
}
OBJECTIVE The study examined the long-term effectiveness of approaches to housing homeless persons with serious mental illness. METHODS A total of 2,937 persons placed in high-, moderate, -and low-intensity housing were followed for up to five years. Intensity reflected on the amount of structure and degree of clients' independence. The outcome variable was tenure in housing. Cox stepwise regression was used to calculate risk ratios of becoming discontinuously housed. RESULTS Thirty percent… CONTINUE READING

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