The Planning and Evaluation of Mental Health Services in the United States
Mental health services in the United States are delivered in a variety of settings by a variety of medical and nonmedical professionals to a wide range of patient groups. These settings have multiple funding sources, both public and private, and mental health care is delivered through the general medical system, specialty services and a range of nonmedical systems in an unplanned and uncoordinated manner.
KeywordsMental Health Service Private Health Insurance Community Mental Health Center Gross National Product Total Health Expenditure
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