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    Link between homelessness and psychosis?

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    Question 1: Is there a relationship between psychosis and homelessness? Explain your answer.

    Question 2: What are the signs of childhood depression? It can be misdiagnosed, please explain.

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    Question 1: Is there a relationship between psychosis and homelessness? Explain your answer.

    People are homeless for a variety of reasons; financial, they just do not have the money to afford a place to live or additional have done things (substance abuse) preventing from having a stable home; illegally, either they have such a criminal record or they have committed a crime and are off the radar; and thirdly in mental illness. Common mental illnesses in the homeless are schizophrenia, major depression, hallucinations, and other psychotic disorders. An accurate number of people homeless and those with a mental illness are difficult to measure; but in a study by Cougnard (2006), they were able to measure the number of homeless people presenting with a mental illness as the sought services through a hospital's ...

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    The expert explains what the relationship between psychosis and homelessness. The signs of childhood depression are determined. The solution is 300 word essay and definitions with references.

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