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Community Integration in the Early Phase of Housing Among Homeless Persons Diagnosed With Severe Mental Illness: Successes and Challenges
Author(s): Philip T. Yanos, Susan M. Barrow, Sam Tsemberis
Publication Date: 2004
The present investigation used qualitative methods to explore the response to housing and experience of community integration of formerly homeless individuals diagnosed with severe mental illness recently housed in both independent and staffed residential settings. Findings indicate that entering into housing after a long period of homelessness is associated with improvements in community integration for most individuals diagnosed with severe men...
Psychological community integration among people with psychiatric disabilities and nondisabled community members
Author(s): Philip T. Yanos, Ana Stefanic, Sam Tsemberis
Publication Date: 2011
This study examined individual and neighborhood predictors of the psychological community integration of people with psychiatric disabilities and nondisabled community members. One hundred twenty-three adults (60 psychiatrically disabled, 63 general community residents), completed measures of sense of community, life satisfaction, psychiatric symptoms, and perceptions of neighborhood. Mental health consumers living in independent scatter-site apa...
Exploring the role of housing type, neighborhood characteristics, and lifestyle factors in the community integration of formerly homeless persons diagnosed with mental illness
Author(s): Philip T. Yanos, Barbara J. Felton, Sam Tsemberis, Victoria A. Frye
Publication Date: 2007
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