The bigger picture: is psychiatry £1 billion well spent?

Goemans, Robert (2011) The bigger picture: is psychiatry £1 billion well spent? Mental health today . p. 24. ISSN 1474- 5186

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Abstract

NHS workforce data is used to estimate the cost to the NHS of employing psychiatrists at £1 billion. The value of this to people experiencing mental illness is questioned within the context of the lack of evidence for biological causes of mental illness and moves towards psycho-social understandings of mental health.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:NHS workforce data is used to estimate the cost to the NHS of employing psychiatrists at £1 billion. The value of this to people experiencing mental illness is questioned within the context of the lack of evidence for biological causes of mental illness and moves towards psycho-social understandings of mental health.
Keywords:mental health
Subjects:L Social studies > L500 Social Work
B Subjects allied to Medicine > B760 Mental Health Nursing
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Health & Social Care
ID Code:6282
Deposited By: Robert Goemans
Deposited On:27 Sep 2012 14:06
Last Modified:13 Mar 2013 09:14

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