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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2005) 30 (3): 523–529.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Beth Angell Allan V. Horwitz. Creating Mental Illness. Chicago:University of Chicago Press, 2002. 289 pp. $32.50 cloth, $18.00 paper. © 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Beutler, L. E., P. P. P. Machado, and S. A. Neufeldt. 1994 . Therapist Variables. In Handbook of Psychotherapy...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1985) 10 (1): 194–195.
Published: 01 February 1985
...Barbara Brenzel Gerald N. Grob, Mental Illness and American Society, 1875–1940 (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1983), 428 pp., $25.00 Copyright © 1985 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1985 194 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law and other...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2018) 43 (2): 185–228.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Emma E. McGinty; Howard H. Goldman; Bernice A. Pescosolido; Colleen L. Barry Abstract In the ongoing national policy debate about how to best address serious mental illness (SMI), a major controversy among mental health advocates is whether drawing public attention to an apparent link between SMI...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1992) 17 (4): 899–928.
Published: 01 August 1992
...Ellen Jane Hollingsworth In comparing the development and strength of community-based services for the chronically mentally ill in the United States, Germany, and the United Kingdom, I analyze how the structure of each country's general medical system has influenced services for the chronically...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1980) 5 (2): 193–198.
Published: 01 April 1980
...Harvey Shwed Copyright © 1980 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1980 Guest Editorial Social Policy and the Rights of the Mentally Ill: Time for Re-examination Harvey Shwed, Psychiatric Institute, Saint Michaels Medical Center Mental health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1983) 7 (4): 808–845.
Published: 01 August 1983
... approach to treating the mentally ill with a nontraditional community-based approach. The research reported here supports the hypothesis that hospitalization of the mentally ill is, except for emergencies, less effective than community-based treatment of approximately equal cost. The research also confirms...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1984) 9 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 February 1984
...Marshall B. Kapp Henry A. Foley and Steven S. Sharfstein, Madness and Government: Who Cares for the Mentally Ill? (Washington, D.C.: American Psychiatric Press, 1983), 283 pp., $19.95 Copyright © 1984 by the Department of Health Administration, Duke University 1984...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2002) 27 (5): 773–800.
Published: 01 October 2002
... illness. This stigma produces more negative attitudes on policy issues related to persons with mental illness such as government spending for mental health. However,group identification, as defined by personal experience or a family member who has experienced a mental illness, may have a strong effect on...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 387–411.
Published: 01 April 1990
...M. Gregg Bloche; Francine Cournos That public policy has abysmally failed the chronically mentally ill seems beyond genuine dispute. Successive reforms have foundered on the familiar shoals of overblown expectations and insufficient resources. In this paper, we review current policies affecting the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1984) 9 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 February 1984
..., national controversy has arisen in response to what in places has seemed the haphazard process of implementing “deinstitutionalization” and the fate of many chronically mentally ill persons who are without needed social services and psychological care. Despite the widespread attention that this...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1998) 23 (1): 133–174.
Published: 01 February 1998
...Nancy Wolff This article examines the challenges posed by system specialization, as illustrated by the difficulties of coordinating the roles of the mental health and law enforcement agencies working with people with severe mental illness. Dealing with the needs of clients in one system when they...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1996) 21 (4): 805–822.
Published: 01 August 1996
... begun during deinstitutionalization, in which persons with serious and persistent mental illnesses receive services from community-based providers rather than in state hospitals. Finally, my results suggest that contracting will continue to be an important state policy tool in further development of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2002) 27 (5): 801–832.
Published: 01 October 2002
... mental illness in the United Kingdom as an example of the complex relationship between risk and policy making in democratic governance. Emphasis is on the nature of risk in mental health policy and how government responds to policy and political risks. Mental health policy in Britain is then analyzed in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2006) 31 (6): 1075–1106.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Anna D. Sinaiko; Thomas G. McGuire Public mental health systems are increasingly facing demands from the criminal justice system and social services agencies to provide services and support in cases in which mental illness contributes to crime, homelessness, or poverty. In this article we analyze...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2014) 39 (4): 919–927.
Published: 01 August 2014
... identity — self-identity, peer support through personal identification, and negotiation of public identities with provider groups and the state agency. These are fundamental to defining and legitimating the claims of mentally ill people not just for health care resources but for full participation as...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1994) 19 (4): 865–894.
Published: 01 August 1994
...Keith G. Provan; H. Brinton Milward Despite strong interest by health care services researchers in studying community-based service delivery to persons with severe mental illness, few understand the relationship between the structure of public funding and differences in how mental health care...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1989) 14 (3): 503–522.
Published: 01 June 1989
... society's central value systems, treatment of the mentally ill has become less segregated and more voluntary. An important implication of these two interacting trends–the changed legal position of the patient vis-a-vis the provider and the deteriorating economic position of the user of public psychiatric...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1985) 10 (3): 565–578.
Published: 01 June 1985
... caring for the mentally ill and the develop-mentally disabled in an institutional setting has breathed new life into proposals to bring these groups out into the community where they can live more independently– and more cheaply. But this overlap of quality and frugality goals is only partial. Although...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1987) 12 (2): 343–360.
Published: 01 April 1987
..., there is much less agreement concerning the conditions under which such an action should proceed. Most of the debate centers on the widely applied commitment criteria of mental illness and dangerousness to self and others. Questions have also been raised regarding the efficacy of commitment as a...