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ISBN-13 9780205614080ISBN-10 0205614086
ISBN-10 0-205-54593-9ISBN-13 978-0-205-54593-3
Author(s): David Mechanic
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2008 Pages: 384

The fifth edition text of Mental Health and Social Policy takes a multidisciplinary approach to mental health and social policy. 

It covers mental health issues and includes important new epidemiological studies, controlled clinical trials, and other investigations that inform the new thrust for evidence-based mental health services.   It also covers cutting-edge new information on disparities in mental health care coverage, pharmaceutical companies and the marketing of drugs, PTSD in the wake of the Iraq war and 9/11, the Surgeon General Report on Mental health, the Bush New Freedom commission, and the criminalization of mental illness.

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