About the Author
J. K. Wing was director of the Medical Research Council Social Psychiatry Unit, professor of Social Psychiatry in the Institute of Psychiatry and the London School of Hygiene, and Honorary Consultant to the Bethlem Royal and Maudsley Hospitals. He is the author of Early Childhood Autism and Long-Term Community Care, among others.
David Mechanic is director of the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research and René Dubos University Professor at Rutgers University. Among his books are Mental Health and Social Policy, The Truth About Health Care, and Policy Challenges in Modern Health Care.