Case Management Needed to Increase Awareness of Hepatitis for Homeless Adults

Case Management Needed to Increase Awareness of Hepatitis for Homeless Adults

People who are experiencing homelessness have a larger chance of being exposed to Hepatitis B or C. A large percent may not be aware that they have the virus. This poses a danger to themselves and others. Case management has been successful in making sure people are aware of their exposure.

Impact of Hepatitis B and C Infection on Health Services Utilization in Homeless Adults: A Test of the Gelberg-Andersen Behavioral Model for VulnerablePopulations was published in Health Psychology, Volume 31, Issue 1 in 2012.

PUBLICATION DATE: 2013
LOCATION: Toronto, ON, Canada