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Opinions of Thursday, 25 June 2015

Columnist: Mensah, Charles

Book review: A Researched Work On The Effect Of Home Foreclosures

Recent release "Lived Experiences Of Home Foreclosures Consequences On Mental and Physical Health" from Page Publishing author;; Dr. Owusu Kizito is both informative and enlightening; this work details the magnitude of the impact of losing one's home.

Dr. Owusu Kizito, an experienced Banker, Consultant, Financial Analyst, Project Manager, Analytical Expert, President and CEO of Investigroup Companies, Tax Expert, Writer and now Author, has completed his new book "Lived Experiences Of Home Foreclosures Consequences On Mental and Physical Health": a study of the experience of home foreclosure and the effect it has on the person. Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Dr. Owusu Kizito's in-depth research offers solutions to helping those who are going through losing a home.

The rising rate of home foreclosures which stands at approximately 1 in 92 households in the United States has raised a national alarm. Medical issues account for approximately half of all home foreclosure filings and it appears that approximately 1.5 million American homeowners could lose their homes to foreclosure every year. The qualitative phenomenological study involved investigating the lived experiences of the consequences of home foreclosures on the physical and mental illness of northern New Jersey homeowners.

The research questions asked included what were the lived experiences of physical and mental health decline following home foreclosure and how did the participant's perceive their physical and mental health decline affected their family members? Four core themes were revealed from the study. The four themes included foreclosure process resulting in hospitalization of family and foreclosure associated with the lack of family's health insurance, family health and the foreclosure process, and foreclosure and the negligence of doctor's prescription, foreclosure as perceived loss of money and finally homeownership, displacement and housing
instability as a reason for depression. The current phenomenological research study of the lived experiences of home foreclosures on twenty-five homeowners in the process of foreclosure has added to the body of knowledge because it highlighted the stressors, reasons, and causes.

The study provides a framework for local practitioners and decision makers in identifying the consequences on the physical and mental health of the participants and their families and providing a workable foreclosure response system.
Readers who wish to experience this educational work can purchase "Lived Experiences Of Home Foreclosures Consequences On Mental and Physical Health" at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play or Barnes and Noble.

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