SMI Housing, Neighborhood, and Community

Housing, Neighborhood and Community Participation Among People with Severe Mental Illness

Current Projects:

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, H133G130086
“Examining Determinants of Community Participation among Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities”

Completed Projects:

NIMH Center for the Study of Recovery in Social Contexts. “Is There a Gap Between Functioning and Capability in Community Integration among Consumers Living in Independent Housing?”

National Institute of Mental Health Center for Research on the Organization and Financing of Care for the Severely Mentally Ill:“The Impact of Housing Type and Neighborhood Factors on the Community Integration of Formerly Homeless Persons with Severe Mental Illness”


Associated Publications:

Yanos, P. T., Barrow, S., & Tsemberis, S. (2004). Community integration in the early phase of housing among homeless persons diagnosed with severe mental illness: Successes and challenges. Community Mental Health Journal, 40, 133-150.

Yanos, P. T. (2007). Beyond “Landscapes of Despair:” The need for new research on the urban environment, sprawl, and the community integration of persons with severe mental illness. Health & Place, 13, 672-676.

Yanos, P. T., ***Felton, B., Tsemberis, S., & Frye, V. A. (2007). Exploring the role of housing type, neighborhood characteristics, and lifestyle factors in the community integration of formerly homeless persons diagnosed with mental illness. Journal of Mental Health, 16, 703-717.

Weiner, A., Mashiach-Eizenberg, M., Baloush-Kleinman, V., Maoz, H., Roe, D., & Yanos, P. T. (2010). Housing model for persons with serious mental illness moderates the relation between loneliness and quality of life. Community Mental Health Journal, 46, 389-397.

Yanos, P. T., Stefancic, A., & Tsemberis, S. (2011). Psychological Community Integration Among People with Psychiatric Disabilities and Non-Disabled Community Members. Journal of Community Psychology, 39, 390-401.

Yanos, P. T., Stefancic, A., & Tsemberis, S. (2012). Objective Community Integration of Mental Health Consumers Living in Supported Housing and Other Community Members. Psychiatric Services, 63, 438-444.


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