Princeton University Library Catalog

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

Author:
Mechanic, David, 1936- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Boston : Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, c2008.
Εdition:
5th ed.
Description:
xvi, 320 p. ; 24 cm.
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.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780205545933
  • 0205545939
LCCN:
2007009655
OCLC:
85817975
RCP:
C - S