Environmental Impacts on Psychological Well-Being for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness
Dolwick, Alexander P.
Washington and Lee University, Shepherd Poverty Program
Human beings -- Effect of environment on -- Psychology
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Capstone; [FULL-TEXT FREELY AVAILABLE ONLINE]Alexander P. Dolwick is a member of the Class of 2019 of Washington and Lee University.This paper will briefly review certain aspects of the lived space for individuals experiencing homelessness. Specifically, the purpose of this review is to understand the multitudinous consequences of environmental stressors on people during a time of homelessness. My anecdotal impression is that the general populace is relatively unaware of the adverse effects of environmental stimuli upon people facing housing insecurity; thus, I hope to outline the ways in which certain specific stressors impact the psychological well-being of these people. [From introductory section]