Study: Being homeless may affect mental health of children

08/3/2009 | Yahoo!

Children who have been homeless are more likely to have received mental-health treatment, according to research. A study of more than 5,100 fifth-graders from Los Angeles, Houston and Birmingham, Ala., did not establish that homelessness led to emotional, behavioral or developmental issues, but it did show that one in 14 fifth-graders had been homeless at some time and that those students were more likely to have a mental-health issue.

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