Type of social support among homeless women: its impact on psychosocial resources, health and health behaviors, and use of health services.

@article{Nyamathi2000TypeOS,
  title={Type of social support among homeless women: its impact on psychosocial resources, health and health behaviors, and use of health services.},
  author={Adeline M. Nyamathi and Barbara Leake and Caroline Keenan and Lillian Gelberg},
  journal={Nursing research},
  year={2000},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={318-26}
}
BACKGROUND Information about whether specific types of support are associated with poor psychosocial profiles, health behaviors, and positive use of medical care is critical for identifying homeless women at highest risk for negative outcomes. OBJECTIVES This study aimed to examine the impact that various levels of support from substance users and nonusers have on homeless women's psychosocial profiles, health and health behaviors, and use of health services. METHODS This cross-sectional… CONTINUE READING

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