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Housing quality and mental health

Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology

Author: Evans, G. W., Wells, N. M., Chan, H. Y. E. , Saltzman, H.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2000


This study examined the potential link between housing quality and mental health. First, the development of a psychometrically sound, observer-based instrument to assess physical housing quality in ways conceptually relevant to psychological health is reported. Then 2 different studies, including a prospective longitudinal design, demonstrate that physical housing quality predicts mental health.

Further Details

Pages: 526
Volume: 68
Issue: 3
Accession Number: November, 2010
Keywords: Housing, mental
Reads: 163