TITLE

The Characteristics and Mental Health of Homeless Adolescents: Age and Gender Differences

AUTHOR(S)
Cauce, Ana Mari
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Journal of Emotional & Behavioral Disorders;Winter2000, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p230
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines characteristics and mental health of homeless adolescence in Seattle, Washington. Prevalence of posttraumatic distress disorders among teenagers; Comparison of the childhood experience between boys and girls; Influence of age and gender on the rates of disruptive behavior disorders.
ACCESSION #
3884655

 

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