The in-depth analysis of a comprehensive range of topics earns this text an important place in the academic literature for mental health economics. It also has practical applicability to current events.(Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease)
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The authors begin by discussing the issue of care for severely mentally ill patients as it is influenced by differing modes of reimbursement. They then offer labor market analyses that shed light on the economic costs of mental illness. They analyze the interaction of health insurance and the demand for mental health care. And they present case studies that outline experimental systems of delivering health care.