Mind, Money, and Morality: Ethical Dimensions of Economic Change in American Psychiatry
Dougherty, Charles J.
Hastings Center Report. 1988 Jun/Jul; 18(3): 15-20.
Pressures to contain budgets and provide cost-effective care are widespread in the American health care system, no less in psychiatry than elsewhere. The ethical implications of such economically motivated trends, however, become even more important in the area of psychiatric medicine.
Alcohol Abuse; Conflict of Interest; Drug Abuse; Economics; Health; Health Care; Health Insurance; Health Maintenance Organizations; Hospitals; Incentives; Insurance; Medicine; Mental Health; Mental Institutions; Morality; National Health Insurance; Organizations; Patient Admission; Patient Care; Physicians; Proprietary Hospitals; Psychiatry; Psychotherapy; Public Policy; Remuneration; Selection for Treatment; Trends;
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