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Discrimination and exiting homelessness among homeless adolescents

Milburn, Norweeta; Ayala, George; Rice, Eric; Batterham, Philip; Rotheram-Borus, Mary Jane


This article examines how newly homeless adolescents' discrimination experiences were associated with exiting homelessness after 6 months. A sample of 262 homeless adolescents, aged 12 to 20 years, were recruited and followed longitudinally (6-month retention rate = 88%). Discrimination was related to being gay, lesbian, or bisexual (LGB). Discrimination from family was related to exiting homelessness. Other than those who were LGB, adolescents who reported discrimination from their families...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology
DOI: 10.1037/1099-9809.12.4.658


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