Mental health and social policy : beyond managed care / David Mechanic.

Author
Mechanic, David, 1936- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
5th ed.
Published/​Created
Boston : Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, c2008.
Description
xvi, 320 p. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-303) 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. Institutionalism and deinstitutionalism : building an effective community services system -- 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
  • 9780205545933
  • 0205545939
LCCN
2007009655
OCLC
85817975
RCP
C - S

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