International evidence on lived experiences of trauma during homelessness and effects on mental health including substance use: a co-produced qualitative systematic review

Emma A. Adams*, Maria Raisa Jessica Aquino, Victoria Bartle, Kerry Brennan-Tovey, Joanne Kennedy, Sophie Koehne, Joanne McGrath, Margaret Ogden, Jeff Parker, Steven Thirkle, Eileen Kaner, Sheena E. Ramsay

*Corresponding author for this work

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Trauma is an experience (physical or emotional) that is life-threatening, harmful, or out of the ordinary and has lasting effects on mental health and wellbeing. Much of the information about trauma within homeless populations focuses on events in childhood. Using coproduction principles, we aimed to synthesise qualitative evidence exploring the impact of trauma during adulthood homelessness on mental health, including substance use.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberS18
Number of pages1
JournalLancet (London, England)
Early online date23 Nov 2023
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2023

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