Desired Destinations of Homeless Women: Realizing Aspirations Within the Context of Homelessness.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Despite recent decreases, homelessness remains a substantial problem in the United States. Homelessness is associated with poor health, and homeless women experience earlier mortality than their housed counterparts. Understanding the aspirations of homeless women may offer service providers avenues for intervention to increase well-being among this vulnerable population. This study, a secondary analysis of transcribed interviews (n = 20), provides insight into the aspirations of homeless women. Opportunities for service providers to intervene on these aspirations within the context of homelessness are offered.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Biederman, DJ; Forlan, N

Published Date

  • August 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 22 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 196 - 203

PubMed ID

  • 29195530

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1078-4535

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1891/1078-4535.22.3.196


  • eng