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Reforming Health Care in Greece: Balancing Fiscal Adjustment with Health Care Needs<sup>1</sup>

Panos Kanavos and Kyriakos Souliotis

in Beyond Austerity: Reforming the Greek Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262035835
eISBN:
9780262339216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035835.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The Greek health care system relies on expensive medical inputs to deliver basic health care services, and is characterized by a lack of primary care focus, which disallows care integration and ... More


To Find the Answer, One Must Know the Question: Health Economics and Public Policy

Henry J. Aaron

in Incentives and Choice in Health Care

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262195775
eISBN:
9780262283816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195775.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses health economics from a public policy perspective, focusing on health care policy issues in the United States. Although economists have made substantial progress in a number of ... More


Madness versus Badness: The Ethical Tension between the Recovery Movement and Forensic Psychiatry

Claire L. Pouncey and Jonathan M. Lukens

in Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019682
eISBN:
9780262317245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019682.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

The mental health recovery movement promotes patient self-determination and opposes coercive psychiatric treatment. While it has made great strides towards these ends, its rhetoric impairs its ... More


The Gezondheidsraad

Wiebe E. Bijker, Roland Bal, and Hendriks Ruud

in The Paradox of Scientific Authority: The Role of Scientific Advice in Democracies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026581
eISBN:
9780262258609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026581.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter presents a brief characterization of the Gezondheidsraad (the Health Council of the Netherlands), its mission, and its position in the Dutch political and scientific landscape. The ... More


Ethical Considerations of Multiple Roles in Forensic Services

Robert Henley Woody

in Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019682
eISBN:
9780262317245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019682.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Attorneys increasingly rely on the services of mental health practitioners. Although some practitioners lack training, the promise of professional rewards lead some to accept opportunities with ... More


What Is Addiction?

Don Ross, Harold Kincaid, David Spurrett, and Peter Collins (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262513111
eISBN:
9780262288248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262513111.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The image of the addict in popular culture combines victimhood and moral failure; we sympathize with addicts in films and novels because of their suffering and their hard-won knowledge. And yet ... More


The New Bioweapons: Infectious and Engineered Diseases

George W. Rutherford and Stephen M. Maurer

in WMD Terrorism: Science and Policy Choices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012980
eISBN:
9780262259064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012980.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines how terrorists could potentially use contagious diseases and/or genetic engineering to create WMD. The chapter is organized as follows. Section 4.1 explores the reasons why ... More


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