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Developing a Pathway Towards Resilience for Adolescents Experiencing Homelessness Using Complexity Science. [Doctoral Dissertation]

Developing a Pathway Towards Resilience for Adolescents Experiencing Homelessness Using Complexity Science. [Doctoral Dissertation]
Electronically published journal article, but not part of an issue

No

Abstract

The study tested a pathway model of resilience to explore the role of social connectedness as a mediator in the relationship between homelessness and resilience. Mediation analysis using R package and bootstrapping for variance estimation showed no statistically significant mediation of the relationship between adversity and resilience. Additional mediation analyses showed statistically significant mediation relationships among variables comprising the construct of psychological capital (hope, optimism, future time perspective) and resilience in this population of youth experiencing homelessness (all p < 0.001). These findings provide a more complete view of the role of social connectedness in the lives of youth experiencing homelessness and have implications for nursing practice, further research and policy that addresses their strengths as well as their complex health care needs.

Authors
Manning, A.D.
Type new
Dissertation
Organization

The University of Texas at Austin

Year published new
2021

Investigating Health Risk Environments in Housing Programs for Young Adults: Protocol for a Geographically Explicit Ecological Momentary Assessment Study

Investigating Health Risk Environments in Housing Programs for Young Adults: Protocol for a Geographically Explicit Ecological Momentary Assessment Study
Electronically published journal article, but not part of an issue

No

Abstract

This journal article describes the research protocol of the ongoing Log My Life study at the University of Southern California. This study uses a mixed-methods based on geographically explicit ecological momentary assessment (EMA) through cell phone technology to understand the risk environent of young adults who have either enrolled in housing programs or are currently homeless. The researchers collect data using web-based questionnaires and daily diaries through cell phones to understand the risk environments of young adults with regard to emotional affect, context, and health risk behavior, including infrequent risk behaviors such as sex in exchange for goods and services. They use EMA to look at how the study participants move around their environment throughout the day and whether these movements result in dangerous substance use and sexual activity. Mixing the quantitative and qualitative arms in this study will provide a more complete understanding of differences in risk environments between homeless and housed young adults. (author abstract modified) 

Accession number
25825
Authors
Henwood, B.F., Redline, B., Dzubur, E., Madden, D.R., Rhoades, H., Dunton, G.F., Rice, E., Semborski, S., Tang, Q., Intille, S.S.
Type new
Journal Article
Journal Name

JMIR Research Protocols

Volume new
8
Year published new
2019
Availability

Available for free download on the JMIR Publications website at: https://www.researchprotocols.org/2019/1

Adolescent Well-Being after Experiencing Family Homelessness

Adolescent Well-Being after Experiencing Family Homelessness
Electronically published journal article, but not part of an issue

No

Accession number
25684
Type new
Brief
Organization

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation

Series
Homeless Families Research Brief
Year published new
2016
Availability

Available for free download on the OPRE website at: https://aspe.hhs.gov/system/files/pdf/205256/adolescents.pdf