Year: 2003 Source: Drug and Alcohol Dependence, v.69, no.1, (January 2003), p.95-99 SIEC No: 20030718

The present study compared pregnant drug-dependent women reporting homelessness or being domiciled at treatment enrollment on initial psychosocial functioning & subsequent drug treatment outcome. Homeless women had greater rates of psychiatric problems including suicidality & higher rates of physical, emotional & sexual abuse than their domiciled counterparts. Further findings & implications are discussed. (18 refs)