Economics and mental health

Gilchrist, S. and Knapp, Martin R J. (1994) Economics and mental health. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 7 (2). pp. 167-172. ISSN 0951-7367. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Health economics has important contributions to make to both strategic health care planning and clinical decision-making. To date, its influence in the mental health field has been modest. However, there has been clear growth in the volume of economics research in this field and marked improvements in quality. This review examines recent developments in relation to resource allocation, cost of illness, cost-effectiveness evaluations and markets.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Personal Social Services Research Unit
Depositing User: Rosalyn Bass
Date Deposited: 20 May 2011 14:16
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2014 15:30
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/26831 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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