Mental health and social policy : the emergence of managed care / David Mechanic.

Author
Mechanic, David, 1936- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
4th ed.
Published/​Created
Boston : Allyn & Bacon, c1998.
Description
xiii, 289 p. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 250-272) and indexes.
Contents
1. Mental Health and the Mental Health Professions -- 2. What Are Mental Health and Mental Illness? -- 3. Psychological Disorder and the Flow of Patients into Treatment: The Study of Psychiatric Epidemiology -- 4. Conceptions of the Causes of and Means of Controlling Mental Illness -- 5. The Development of Mental Health Policy in the United States -- 6. The Recognition of Mental Disorders -- 7. The Financing and Delivery of Mental Health Services -- 8. Managed Mental Health Care -- 9. Central Perspectives in Formulating Mental Health Policies -- 10. Innovations in Mental Health Services -- 11. The Social Context of Mental Health Practice: Foundations of Trust -- 12. Mental Illness, the Community, and the Law.
ISBN
0205269931 (pbk.)
LCCN
97032789
OCLC
59435638
RCP
C - S

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