Thursday, February 2, 2023

Tag: psychiatric drug prescribing

Psychotherapy Is Safer and Less Expensive Than Drug Treatment

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In 1991, we conducted a study and found that psychotherapy saved money compared with drug treatment. We also found rampant overprescribing.

Public Purse a Cash Cow for Pharma: Could Taxpayer Dollars Be...

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In Oregon, which has only about 1% of the national population, medical expenditures for psychiatric drugs in fiscal year 2017-2018 were $82.2 million for adults, and another $8.7 million for youth. Every advocate in the US should request these figures from their state Medicaid offices.

So You Say You Want a Revolution Part Two

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Establishing a comprehensive drug review map will make possible a complete assessment of the expenditures on psychiatric drugs. I predict that these expenditures are going to surprise and concern anyone responsible for managing these costs.