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Homeless Youth 109 articles


  1. The nurse practitioner and homeless adolescents in Waikiki.

    Nurse practitioner forum 8(1):28 (1997) PMID 9239000

    Staffed by those with advanced skills and training, the nurse practitioner-based clinic is in a unique position to offer the street youth primary health care designed to meet their basic needs. Within the setting of a "drop-in" program in Waikiki, free and confidential medical, educational, and soci...
  2. Correlates and distribution of HIV risk behaviors among homeless youths in New York City: implications for prevention and policy.

    Child Welfare 77(2):195 (1998) PMID 9513998

    Homeless youths are at high risk for poor health outcomes, including repeated exposure to STDs and high rates of unplanned pregnancies, untreated TB, HIV infection, and accelerated immune dysfunction associated with AIDS. This article examines the nature and distribution of HIV-risk behavior in a br...
  3. Relationships of sexual abuse, connectedness, and loneliness to perceived well-being in homeless youth.

    Journal For Specialists In Pediatric Nursing 7(2):51 (2002) PMID 12061493

    Sixty percent of the sample reported sexual abuse, which was significantly related to loneliness and inversely related to connectedness and perceived well-being. Subjects felt lonely and disconnected. They perceived their well-being in terms of current health status. PRACTICE IMPLICATIONS: High rate...
  4. International perspectives. The unseen menace.

    Nursing Times 92(8):50 (1996) PMID 8710675

  5. Juvenile offences among hospitalized adolescent inhalant users in Istanbul: a comparison regarding place of residence.

    Journal of Psychoactive Drugs 38(3):297 (2006) PMID 17165372

    In this research, juvenile offenses and associated behaviors among adolescent inhalant users in Istanbul were investigated and inhalant users living in the street were compared to inhalant users living with their families. An interview questionnaire developed by the researchers was administered to 2...
  6. Is the street child phenomenon synonymous with deviant behavior?

    Adolescence 33(132):915 (1998) PMID 9886018

    The police, court officials, social workers, and the public, in general, perceive street children negatively--their behavior is deemed deviant. This paper examines the concept of deviance as a label placed on the powerless by those in positions of power.
  7. Depression, suicidal ideation and STD-related risk in homeless older adolescents

    Journal of Adolescence 24(4):14 (2001) PMID 11549325

    Goals of this study were to examine the frequency of depression and related constructs of suicidal ideation and hopelessness in a sample of homeless older adolescents and their associations with behaviors that may increase the risk of sexually transmitted disease (STD). Diagnostic interviews and blo...
  8. Medical care of children who are homeless or in foster care.

    Current Opinion in Pediatrics 10(5):486 (1998) PMID 9818245

    The number of children who are homeless or in foster care has risen dramatically during the past two decades. Poverty, substance abuse, lack of education and employment, and the failure of the social "safety net" to catch all those in need of support and financial assistance are root causes of this...
  9. Telemedicine and special needs children.

    Telemedicine today 6(4):16 (1998) PMID 10182371

  10. [Homeless youth and catlike contacts].

    Tijdschrift voor psychiatrie 52(4):201 (2010) PMID 20503160