Homelessness Among Youth Who Identify as LGBTQ+: A Systematic Review

This purpose of this journal article was to explore homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning plus (LGBTQ+) youth and to identify their support and care requirements. 

A search of relevant electronic databases was carried out and included the dates August 2008- August 2018 and limited to academic journals and peer reviewed empirical studies written in English. Included studies specifically addressed the homeless experiences of youth aged 13-24 years old who identified as LGBTQ+. The PRISMA checklist was used in the review. A quality assessment instrument was used to review all of the selected papers and narrative methods utilised in the synthesis of the research evidence.

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Journal of Clinical Nursing