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Adolescents exiting homelessness over two years: the risk amplification and abatement model

Milburn, Norweeta; Rice, Eric; Rotheram-Borus, Mary Jane; Mallett, Shelley; Rosenthal, Doreen; Batterham, Philip; May, Suzanne; Witkin, Andrea; Duan, Naihua


The Risk Amplification and Abatement Model (RAAM) demonstrates that negative contact with socializing agents amplify risk, while positive contact abates risk for homeless adolescents. To test this model, the likelihood of exiting homelessness and returning to familial housing at 2 years and stably exiting over time are examined with longitudinal data collected from 183 newly homeless adolescents followed over 2 years in Los Angeles, CA. In support of RAAM, unadjusted odds of exiting at 2 years...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Research on Adolescence
DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-7795.2009.00610.x


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