Mental Health Services: A Public Health Perspective

Hardcover | August 1, 2010

EditorBruce Levin, Kevin HennessybyJohn Petrila

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This revised and expanded third edition text utilizes a public health framework and the latest epidemiological, treatment, and service systems research to promote a comprehensive understanding of the organization, financing, and delivery of mental health and substance abuse services in theUnited States. Written by national experts in the field, this timely work will provide policymakers, administrators, clinicians, and public health and behavioral health graduate students with the knowledge base needed to manage and transform mental health service systems, both nationally andlocally.The book is unique in providing a public health framework of the most significant issues facing mental health policy makers, administrators, planners, and practitioners. It combines issues (e.g., evaluation; law; ethnicity) that extend across different age groups, treatment settings, and disorders,with issues that are population and disorder specific. The publication of this book is timely for those involved with the debate over national health care reform legislation, and provides important and timely information (on populations at-risk for mental disorders, services, and systems issues) for those responsible for implementing policies andprograms resulting from this reform effort.

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This revised and expanded third edition text utilizes a public health framework and the latest epidemiological, treatment, and service systems research to promote a comprehensive understanding of the organization, financing, and delivery of mental health and substance abuse services in theUnited States. Written by national experts in t...

Bruce Lubotsky Levin, DrPH, MPH, is Associate Professor and Head Graduate Studies in Behavioral Health Program; Editor-in-ChiefJournal of Behavioral Health Services and Research de la Parte Institute and College of Public Health at the University of South Florida. John Petrila, JD, LLM, is in the Department of Mental Health Law and P...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:552 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.98 inPublished:August 1, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Howard Goldman: ForewordBruce Lubotsky Levin, Kevin D. Hennessy, John Pe: PrefacePart I: Services Delivery Issues1. Bruce Lubotsky Levin, Ardis Hanson, Kevin D. Hennessy, John Petrila: Public Health Approach to Mental Health2. Samuel H. Zuvekas: The Financing of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services: Insurance, Managed Care, and Reimbursement3. John Petrila, Bruce Lubotsky Levin: Law, Services Delivery, and Policy4. Kevin Hennessy: Quality Improvement5. Rebecca Morris and Anne Lezak: WorkforcePart II: Selected Populations and Treatment SettingsSection A At-Risk Populations6. Philip S. Wang, Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, Jordi Alonso, Sing Lee, T. Bedirhan Ustun, Ronald C. Kessler: Addressing the Global Burden of Mental Disorders: The WHO World Mental Health Survey Initiative7. Ron Kessler, Kathleen Merikangas, Philip Wang: The Epidemiology of Mental Disorders8. Sharon Green-Hennessy: Children and Adolescents9. Alex Young, Noosha Niv: Adults10. Steven Bartels, Aricca D. Van Citters: Older Adults11. Dennis McCarty, Traci Rieckmann: The Treatment System for Alcohol and Drug Disorders12. Fred Osher, Jill Hensley: The Public Health Implications of Co-Occurring Addictive and Mental DisordersSection B Treatment Settings13. Ted Lutterman, Michael Hogan, Bernadette Phelan, Noel, Mazade: State Mental Health Age14. Tom Doub, Dennis Morrison, Jan Goodson: Community Mental Health Centers and Community Mental Health15. Faith B. Dickerson, Steve Sharfstein: Specialty Hospitals and Psychiatric Units16. Ron Manderscheid: Evolution and Integration of Primary Care Services with Specialty Mental Health Services17. Mark Weist, Robert Burke, Carl Paternite, Julie Goldstein, Paul Flaspohler: School Mental Health18. Alison Redlich, Karen J. Cusack: Mental Health Treatment in Criminal Justice SettingsPart III: Special Issues19. Junius Gonzales, Airia Sasser Papadopoul: Mental Health Disparities20. Bill Anthony and Lori Ashcraft: The Recovery Movement21. Marisa Elena Domino, Joel F. Farley: Economic Issues in Psychotropic Medication Use22. Ardis Hanson, Bruce Lubotsky Levin: The Complexity of Mental Health Research Data23. H. Stephen Leff, Crystal Blyler: Evaluating Mental Health Systems and Systems Change