Alternative Futures for Assuring the Quality of Mental Health Services

  • Peter G. Goldschmidt


This chapter explores quality assurance in mental health under four alternative futures. What do we mean by mental health quality assurance? How can we think about the future? What is the alternative-futures approach? How can it help us to explore the future? How might the quality of mental health services be assured in various alternative futures?


Mental Health Mental Health Service Quality Assurance Material Culture Quality Assurance Program 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter G. Goldschmidt
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  1. 1.World Development GroupBethesdaUSA

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