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Early life experiences and residential stability: a ten-year perspective on sheltered care.

  • Author(s): Segal, SP;
  • Hines, AM;
  • Florian, V
  • et al.

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The effects of early family losses and disruptions on the ability of seriously mentally disabled individuals to achieve stable living arrangements were investigated. Factors found to predict instability were early losses, early disruptions, psychological symptoms, and youth. Among factors found to predict stability were increased age and a diagnosis of schizophrenia.

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