The causes of homelessness in later life: findings from a 3-nation study.

@article{Crane2005TheCO,
  title={The causes of homelessness in later life: findings from a 3-nation study.},
  author={Maureen Crane and Kathleen Byrne and Ruby Fu and Bryan Lipmann and Francesca Mirabelli and Alice Rota-Bartelink and Maureen Ryan and Robert Shea and Hope Watt and Anthony M. Warnes},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={
          S152-9
        }
}
  • M. Crane, K. Byrne, +7 authors A. Warnes
  • Published 1 May 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences
OBJECTIVE This article presents findings from a study of the causes of homelessness among newly homeless older people in selected urban areas of the United States, England, and Australia. METHODS Interviews were conducted in each country with > or =122 older people who had become homeless during the last 2 years. Information was also collected from the subjects' key workers about the circumstances and problems that contributed to homelessness. RESULT Two-thirds of the subjects had never… Expand
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