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Dynamic Impact Analysis for Mental Health Reform

  • Eric WolstenholmeEmail author
  • Douglas McKelvie
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Abstract

This Chapter describes the application of system dynamics to enhance traditional cost benefit analysis in planning a significant expansion of therapy capacity for mental health treatment in the UK. The aim of the initiative was to benefit the health of individuals, reduce costs to society and the exchequer and increase employment.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Symmetric ScenariosEdinburghUK
  2. 2.Symmetric ScenariosEdinburghUK

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