Licensure of Functions

  • Leonore Simon
  • Bruce Sales
  • Lee Sechrest

Abstract

Regulation and licensing of various disciplines and professions is pervasive in our country today. By one estimate, at least 5, 000 different licenses have been granted to more than 500 occupations (United States Department of Labor [USDOL], 1969, cited in Hogan, 1983). With so many different groups being licensed in one state or another, licensing laws affect a substantial portion of the work force (USDOL, 1969, cited in Hogan, 1983), warranting the raising of questions about the effectiveness of such regulatory activity and its underlying schema in satisfying the purposes of licensure.

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Placebo Depression Europe Expense Stein 

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