Implications of Nonclinical Research for Mental Health Policy

  • Charles A. Kiesler


This chapter presents a sampling of nonclinical research that is germane to national mental health policy. Consideration of this research demands taking a somewhat different perspective than the practicing clinician is accustomed to. I shall first define mental health policy and consider how research can be used in the development of national policy alternatives. I shall then consider how nonclinical research is developed and applied to these themes.


Mental Health Mental Health Service Mental Health Problem Mental Health Care Mental Health Policy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles A. Kiesler
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  1. 1.College of Humanities and Social SciencesCarnegie-Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA

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