Psychiatric Practice under Fire: The Influence of Government, the Media, and Special Interests on Somatic Therapies

Psychiatric Practice under Fire: The Influence of Government, the Media, and Special Interests on Somatic Therapies

by Harold I. Schwartz
     
 

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Contributors present examples of regulation gone awry and the impact of regulatory influences and special interest groups on clinical care, identifying problems in today's health care system and offering suggestions for reform. Topics include Prozac and the media, regulation of electroconvulsive therapy in California, antipsychotic medication, medical marijuana, cost containment and managed care, and the regulation of controlled substances and psychotropic drug development. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880484794
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
07/01/1994
Series:
Issues in Psychiatry Series
Pages:
285
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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