Exploring psychological distress in the lives of those affected by homelessness
Dr Anjula Gupta A.Gupta@hull.ac.uk
This portfolio thesis is comprised of three parts and considers the experience of homelessness and psychological distress, from the perspectives of those with lived experience.
Part one: Systematic Literature Review
Part one contains a systematic literature review which explores the influences on homeless service users’ experience and perception of mental health services. A systematic search of six data bases retrieved ten suitable papers, the findings of which are presented using narrative synthesis. Three overarching influencing factors and ten sub-factors emerged. Conclusions and clinical implications for service development are discussed.
Part two : Empirical paper
Part two is a qualitative empirical study which explored how previously homeless White British males make sense of distressing unusual experiences and beliefs, by hearing their stories. A narrative oriented inquiry framework applied four analytic perspectives to analyse the stories’ content, form and identity positions. Conclusions and implications for practice are considered.
Part three: Appendices
Part three consists of the appendices supporting both previous parts. A reflective and epistemological statement is included.
Greenwood, H. (2021). Exploring psychological distress in the lives of those affected by homelessness. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223463
|Publication Date||May 1, 2021|
|Deposit Date||Sep 27, 2021|
|Publicly Available Date||Feb 24, 2023|
|Additional Information||Department of Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Social Work, The University of Hull|
© 2021 Greenwood, Hannah. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without the written permission of the copyright holder.
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