Homelessness and health

No place to call home

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Susan G. Cole
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Vol 9, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article highlights the struggle to find housing for ex-psychiatric patients. Explores resources available. Identifies cultural stigmas and systemic barriers in place. 

Health care for homeless women: unmet needs and barriers to care

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English
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Online
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Joy Lewis
Ronald Andersen
Lillian Gelberg
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Medscape Today
Publication Date: 
2003

Discusses the significant unmet need for medical care among homeless women. Argues that homeless women must be educated regarding sources of care, and clinics serving the homeless must decrease waiting times.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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