Health Care and Homeless People

  • Barbara A. Blakeney
Part of the Topics in Social Psychiatry book series (TSPS)


As Minnie, a 63-year-old homeless woman in New York, explained it: “It’s not easy for people like me to take care of myself. I’m older and I got no place to go. I don’t have a doctor and if I get sick or hurt the best I can hope for is the line is short at the shelter’s clinic.”


Human Immunodeficiency Virus Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Core Body Temperature Homeless People Heat Stroke 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

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  • Barbara A. Blakeney

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