A Final Perspective
  • David Upton


I have tried in this paper to demonstrate the importance of and the necessity for full and complete coverage for mental health care under National Health Insurance—controlled and limited by careful professional monitoring rather than by public law. I hope it is not too late for us to effect such a policy. The wheels are in motion to severely limit mental health care under NHI. We must put on the brakes and reverse the trend.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Upton
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Fort BelvoirUnited States Army Mental Health ClinicUSA
  2. 2.Los Angeles County Community Mental Health Center SystemsUSA

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