Tag: psychiatric drug prescribing
Psychotherapy Is Safer and Less Expensive Than Drug Treatment
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...
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
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.