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Descriptor English: Homeless Persons
Descriptor Spanish: Personas sin Hogar
Descriptor Portuguese: Pessoas em Situação de Rua
Descriptor French: Sans-abri
Entry term(s): Homeless Person
Homeless Shelter
Homeless Shelters
Homelessness
People, Street
Person, Homeless
Persons, Homeless
Shelter, Homeless
Shelters for Homeless Persons
Shelters, Homeless
Street People
Tree number(s): M01.325
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006703
Scope note: Persons who have no permanent residence. The concept excludes nomadic peoples.
Annotation: not for nomads
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Transients and Migrants (1966-1985)
Public MeSH Note: 1986
DeCS ID: 19640
Unique ID: D006703
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1986/01/01
Date of Entry: 1985/03/20
Revision Date: 2020/07/09
Homeless Persons - Preferred
Concept UI M0010501
Scope note Persons who have no permanent residence. The concept excludes nomadic peoples.
Preferred term Homeless Persons
Entry term(s) Homeless Person
Person, Homeless
Persons, Homeless
Homelessness - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0561809
Preferred term Homelessness
Street People - Narrower
Concept UI M0010503
Preferred term Street People
Entry term(s) People, Street
Homeless Shelters - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000733027
Scope note Housing created or provided for homeless persons.
Preferred term Homeless Shelters
Entry term(s) Homeless Shelter
Shelter, Homeless
Shelters for Homeless Persons
Shelters, Homeless



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