Homelessness and the Chronically Mentally Ill

  • Miles F. Shore
  • Martin D. Cohen
Part of the Topics in Social Psychiatry book series (TSPS)

Abstract

In some respects, homelessness is the basic human service problem. Before there was an organized public response to mental illness, mental retardation, family disruption, or even physical illness, provision was made for the care of the homeless.

Keywords

Mental Health Mental Illness Mental Health System Vocational Rehabilitation Central Authority 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Miles F. Shore
    • 1
    • 2
  • Martin D. Cohen
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Program on Mental IllnessBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychiatryHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  3. 3.Massachusetts Mental Health CenterBostonUSA

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