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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (4): 541–558.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Sherry Glied; Richard G. Frank Abstract Mental illnesses provide a difficult set of challenges to American health and social institutions. Those challenges have been a continuous concern of David Mechanic's over the course of his career. In this article we trace the development of modern economic...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (1): 169–189.
Published: 01 February 1990
... exclusively serve the interests of providers. Political and Economic Determinants of Insurance Regulation in Mental Health David A. Lambert, University of Southern Maine, and Thomas G. McGuire, Boston University Abstract. This article studies...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (3): 459–475.
Published: 01 June 1989
... References Burt , R. 1985 . Pennhurst: A Parable. In In the Interest of Children: Advocacy, Law Reform and Public Policy , ed. R. H. Mnookin. New York: W. H. Freeman. Carrier , J. 1986 . The Political and Economic Context of Mental Health Care in the United Kingdom. Paper presented at a...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1982) 7 (2): 380–406.
Published: 01 April 1982
...Thomas G. McGuire; John T. Montgomery Eleven states mandate coverage of inpatient and outpatient mental health care in private health insurance. Health insurers have objected to these laws on the grounds that they interfere with consumer choice of health insurance benefits and are too costly. This...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1996) 21 (4): 805–822.
Published: 01 August 1996
... contracts. I explored the reasons why states privatize mental health services and focused on political, economic, and organizational theories as possible frameworks for contracting. I gathered data during site visits to Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Oregon, Tennessee, and Texas, where I interviewed...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (5): 801–832.
Published: 01 October 2002
... the community. This study argues that mental health policy fails because policy makers focus on the wrong risks and design policies that manage these risks in ways that increase the possibility of adverse clinical and economic outcomes. The argument made here uses the case of persons with severe...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1992) 17 (3): 517–540.
Published: 01 June 1992
.... Federally initiated CMHAs were charged with treating indigent patients for two major reasons. First, there was a belief that insurance coverage for mental health care was inadequate, even for those who had private insur- ance. Second, policymakers viewed access to treatment as an economic issue as...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (2): 387–411.
Published: 01 April 1990
... . The Political and Economic Context of Mental Health Care in the United States (unpublished manuscript). Mechanic , D. 1985 . Mental Health and Social Policy: Initiatives for the 1980s. Health Affairs A : 75 -88. Mechanic , D. 1987 . Correcting Misconceptions in Mental Health Policy...
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J Health Polit Policy Law 9155991.
Published: 19 March 2021
...Michael W. Sances; Andrea Louise Campbell Abstract Context : The COVID-19 pandemic has caused enormous damage to physiological health and economic security, especially among racial and ethnic minorities. We examine downstream effects on mental health, how effects vary by race and ethnicity, and the...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (3): 477–501.
Published: 01 June 1989
... various public policy solutions to these three types of problems are analyzed using results from economic theory and em- pirical research on regulation in the mental health system. The remainder of the paper will discuss rationales for, and impacts of, regulations associated with each of the major...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1984) 8 (4): 809–811.
Published: 01 August 1984
... practitioners may find Legal Rights and Mental-Health Care a painful reminder of the extent to which current economic policies and conditions are eroding the human and legal rights of mentally disabled citizens. This book is published at a time when cutbacks in human service programs are the norm. The...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2000) 25 (4): 623–652.
Published: 01 August 2000
... 3. We thank an anonymous referee for comments related to this point. JHPPL 25.4-01.Jayakody 7/21/00 12:20 PM Page 629 Jayakody et al. s Welfare Reform and Mental Health 629 high despite demographic and economic changes that should have reduced the...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1978) 3 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 February 1978
..., and any unclassified emotional and psycho- logical distress. Few would deny that certain disorders like schizophrenia and severe psychosis constitute mental health problem. But does the fact that a poor socio-economic environment can make...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1996) 21 (4): 751–768.
Published: 01 August 1996
... Expenditures Impact of Grants-in-Aid. Review of Economics and Statistics 68 : 33 -40. Federal Block Grants and State Spending: The Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Block Grant and State Agency Behavior...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (6): 1075–1106.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Journal of Law and Psychiatry 26 : 55 -71. Case, A., and A. Deaton. 1999 . School Inputs and Educational Outcomes in South Africa. Quarterly Journal of Economics 114 : 1047 -1084. Council of State Governments. 2002. Criminal Justice/Mental Health Consensus Project Report...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1998) 23 (1): 133–174.
Published: 01 February 1998
.... Health Economics 5 : 25 -36. Finn , P. 1989 . Coordinating Services for the Mentally Ill Misdemeanor Offender. Journal of Criminology 17 : 1 -4. Finn , P. , and M. Sullivan. 1988 . Police Response to Special Populations. Handling the Mentally Ill, Public Inebriate, and the Homeless...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1980) 5 (2): 234–249.
Published: 01 April 1980
... Design of Mental Health Benefits under Na- tional Health Insurance ,” American Journal of Public Health 68 (May 1978): 48248. 7. See Jeffrey Rubin,Economics, Mental Health and the Law (Lexington, Mass.: D.C. Heath, 1978), and Bruce J. Ennis and Richard A. Emery, The Rights of...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (5): 834–839.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Rob Sprinkle Rick Mayes, Catherine Bagwell, and Jennifer Erkulwater. Medicating Children: ADHD and Pediatric Mental Health. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009. 360 pp. $39.95 cloth. © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Froehlich, T. E., B. P. Lanphear, P. Auinger, R...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1992) 17 (3): 541–552.
Published: 01 June 1992
... Massachusetts realized that the “Miracle in Massachusetts” being talked about by then presidential candidate Michael Dukakis was rapidly be- coming a free-fall into economic uncertainty. In his “special message on mental health” a couple of years earlier, the governor had substantially increased the...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (2): 307–329.
Published: 01 April 1991
... Universitaires de France. Maffesoli , M. 1982 . L'ombre de Dionysos: contribution à une sociologie de l'orgie. Paris: Méridiens/Anthropos. Marmor , T. R. , and K. C. Gill. 1989 . The Political and Economic Context of Mental Health Care in the United States. Journal of Health Politics, Policy...