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How Better Mental Health Care Transforms Lives and Saves Money

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Author: Layard, Richard
Clark, David M.
Kahneman, Daniel
Publication Date:Sep 2015
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $59.99
Book Description:

Mental illness is a leading cause of suffering in the modern world. In sheer numbers, it afflicts at least 20 percent of people in developed countries. It reduces life expectancy as much as smoking does, accounts for nearly half of all disability claims, is behind half of all worker sick days, and affects educational achievement and income. There are effective tools for alleviating mental illness, but most sufferers remain untreated or undertreated. What should be done to change...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Mental Health
Psychology / Mental Health
Business & Economics / Labor
Medical / Health Policy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.1 x 22.3 x 2.864 cm
Book Weight:0.568 Kilograms
Author Biography
Layard, Richard (Author)
Daniel Kahneman received the 2002 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his pioneering work with Amos Tversky on decision-making.


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