Perceptuomotor function of homeless males in alcohol rehabilitation

Cheryl Zlotnick, Pamela J. Fischer, Jacqueline Agnew

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In a sample of 76 alcohol rehabilitation program (ARP) residents, homeless men demonstrated significantly poorer perceptuomotor function than nonhomeless men. This difference persisted despite similarities in several factors associated with neurobehavioral test scores including demographic characteristics; frequency, quantity, and duration of alcohol and other substance use; psychosocial factors, including motivation and social support; health, including history of head trauma; and neurotoxic occupational exposure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)235-244
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Substance Abuse
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • General Neuroscience


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