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A cross-sectional examination of the mental health of homeless mothers: does the relationship between mothering and mental health vary by duration of homelessness?
Author(s): Denise M Zabkiewicz, Michelle Patterson, Alexandra Wright
Publication Date: 2014
Objectives: This study draws on baseline data from the At Home/Chez Soi demonstration project to examine the association between parenting status and mental health among homeless women and whether the association varies by duration of homelessness. Setting: Structured interviews were conducted with participants in five cities across Canada including Moncton, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver and Winnipeg. Participants: Eligibility criteria included th...
The Vancouver At Home Study: Overview and Methods of a Housing First Trial Among Individuals Who are Homeless and Living with Mental Illness
Author(s): Denise M Zabkiewicz, Michelle Patterson, James Frankish, Julian M Somers
Publication Date: 2012
<i>Objectives: </i>The Vancouver At Home (VAH) Study is part of a multi-site Canadian program of research that seeks policy relevant evidence surrounding service interventions for adults who are homeless and mentally ill. This paper provides an overview of the ocal VAH study design, including demographic and mental health characteristics of the baseline sample. <i>Participants: </i>Eligi...