One of the underlying causes of homelessness is poverty. Poverty comes through drug addiction, mental illness, …show more content…
Some of the effects people encounter besides, personal entrapment, are ranging from many health issues.
Homeless people come across many serious health problems. Their health deteriorates occasionally because of not having a stable living arrangement along with the primary health care, including both physical and mental services. Due to the lack of these necessities they suffer from multiple diseases such as drug dependency, physical and sexual assault and skin infections. In addition, it should be mentioned that these diseases do not only affect these homeless people but the society in general.
Another effect of homelessness is personal entrapment or drawing themselves into danger. It is hard for many homeless individuals to believe that they do not have a roof to live under in as a result, they suffer physiologically. Some of the consequences are loss of self-esteem, increased danger of abuse and violence, and development of behavioral problems.
Homelessness is definitely a big stress all over the world today. Homelessness causes differ for all people; some may suffer from lack of food, shelter or job. However, its effects on the society and the person himself can lead to many