Recent economic research on service utilization and costs: Schizophrenia and substance abuse

Marisa E. Domino, David S Salkever

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Abstract

Interest in the costs and utilization of behavioral health services continues to increase, driven in part by the rapid rise in psychotropic medication expenditures, the move towards mental health 'parity' in the U.S., and by the availability of new data in this area. This paper reviews the recent economic literature on behavioral health service utilization and costs, focusing on schizophrenia and substance abuse research. (C) 2000 Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)227-230
Number of pages4
JournalCurrent Opinion in Psychiatry
Volume13
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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